Greziel is a 41-year-old married woman and a mother of 4 children from Panglao, Bohol. She runs and operates a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and items to the people in her place. This is the source of her income. Greziel is asking for a loan to buy more stocks to sell like canned goods, noodles, rice, soap and toiletries, soda and beverages. With this loan, she will be able to attract more buyers in her store thus augmenting her sales and profit. Greziel hopes to make her business a success and more profitable in the future. She also wants to save money so that she can support the schooling of her 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.