Julieta earns a living through her sari-sari or variety store business. She lives with her family in the town of San Miguel, Bohol. Julieta has been in the business for more than 30 years now.
Julieta is asking for a loan to buy more goods to sell like canned goods, noodles, biscuits and snack foods, soap and toiletries, soda and beverages, candies, cooking seasonings and other items. With this, she will be able to improve the variety of her stocks thus allowing her to attract and cater to more buyers in her store. In the future, Julieta has hopes of making her business a success, as well as a sustainable source of 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.