Jane is a 28-year-old married woman with three children. Her eldest is only eleven years old. She dreams that her kids will be able to finish college and have a bright future. She runs a sari-sari store to earn a living. She wants to prosper in what she does. Jane is asking for a loan of Php15,000, which she will use to buy vinegar, oil and other supplies she sells at her store. She also hopes to buy piglets to raise.
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.