Juana is a 54-year-old, married woman from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods, most especially milled rice.
Juana is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, noodles, and rice. Through this loan, she will be able to sell more and improve her sales and 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.