Victoria is 43 years old and married with 4 children. The oldest child is 15 years old. Victoria's husband works as a carpenter.
Victoria sells dried fish and tablea (cocoa chocolate tablets) to the people in her community. She also sells purified water. Victoria has had her business for 3 years. She requested a loan to buy more items to sell such as water, dried fish and tablea. She hopes for her business to grow.
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.