Pacita is a married woman and a mother of seven children from Getafe, Bohol. She has been engaged in the sari-sari store business for a long time now. She sells condiments, seasoning, toiletries, canned goods and chips. Pacita works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of their children.
Pacita is requesting a loan to buy canned goods, chips, toiletries, detergent and soap. She dreams of expanding her store so that it will generate more income for her family's needs.
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.