Marcetin is a married woman from the town of Trinidad, Bohol. She is a married woman and the mother of two young children. She runs a sari-sari or variety store where she sells various goods and items to the people in the area. Marcetin is asking for a loan to buy more stock of canned goods, soap, toiletries, soda and other beverages to sell. In this way, she will be able to able to expand her stock and attract more buyers. Marcetin dreams of making her business sustainable, and a success.
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.