Fretzie earns a living from her sari-sari store (variety store) business. She lives with her family in Talibon, Bohol. She has been in this business for more than ten years. Fretzie works hard to help her husband meet the needs of the family. She is asking for a loan to buy more stocks to sell, such as canned goods, noodles, chips, snack foods, soap and toiletries.
Fretzie hopes to make a success of her business and save money for the schooling of her children.
About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.
Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.