Marina is a married woman from Trinidad, Bohol, Philippines. She is 55 years old and a mother of a grown son. Marina earns a living through her sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her area.
Marina is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, snack foods, soap, toiletries and other items. With this, she will be able to improve her store and augment her income 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.