Margie is 36 years old, married, and has four children. Her eldest child is now aged 20 and is off to college. She prays to God that she will be able to sustain all her children’s education.
Margie bakes delicacies and sells them in her community. She dreams of having her own bakery shop someday. She has requested 14,000 PHP from Kiva partner, CEVI, and plans to use it to buy flour, sugar and other baking needs. This loan will truly help Margie reach her dreams in life.
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.