Lucila runs a sari-sari or variety store in Ubay, Bohol. Her husband works as carpenter. Lucila works hard to earn a living so that she can support her husband in meeting the needs and expenses of their family. She has been running the business for more than four years.
Lucila requests a loan to buy more stock to sell at her store. Items like rice, soda, canned goods, beverages, snack foods and others. With this, she can finally have more customers and buyers in her store, thus increasing her sales and profit.
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.