Kimberly is a merchant from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her locality. Her husband is a fisherman.
Kimberly is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, noodles, dry goods and toiletries, and materials for fishing like nets, hooks and buckets. With this, she will be able to able to improve her store as well as their fishing business.
Kimberly dreams of expanding their ventures in order to generate more income necessary for the needs of the family and for the schooling of their four young 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.