Herculina runs a sari-sari or variety store business, selling various goods and items to the people in her community in Trinidad, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of three children. Herculina has been in the business for several years now. This is the source of her income.
Herculina is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, candies, soda and beverages, soap and toiletries, cooking seasonings and other items. Through this, she will be able to improve the variety of her stock, thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Herculina has hopes of making her business 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.