Gloria is a 58 year old married woman from Ubay, Bohol.She has only 1 child and already grown. She runs a retail store. She sells coffee, soaps, sugar, flour, shampoo, and canned goods. She has been operating a retail store business for almost 10 years. Gloria requested a loan of 22,000 PHP to buy soft drinks, beverages, and feeds for the pigs. In the future, Gloria would like to expand her business to improve her livelihood status and also save for the future.
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.