Sarah is a 33 year old, married, and has five children. She lives in Talibon, Bohol and earns a living from her sari-sari (general) store.
Sarah is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy additional merchandise to sell, such as rice, sardines, seasonings, noodles, soap, shampoo, soda, and beverages. With this loan, she will be able to improve her business and augment her income.
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.