Diosdada is a married woman with four children. She is 50 years old and has been an AVON dealer for a year. Her husband is a farmer and she helps him till the land where they grow rice crops. She rents a stall at the market to sell their harvest. Diosdada is requesting a loan of 6000 PHP to purchase farm inputs and products to sell. In the future, she hopes to help her family live in harmony and be able to finance the education of her children.
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.