Elisa is a 32-year-old married woman and the mother of a 5-year-old daughter. She is from Trinidad, Bohol. She has been engaged in a sari-sari or variety store business for more than three years now. She is also engaged in a hog raising business.
Elisa is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell in her store like canned goods, snack food, toiletries and other items.
In the future, Elisa hopes to expand her business so that it will augment her income. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her child.
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.