Mary Jane is 34 years old and married with an 8-year-old child. She sells plastic bags, water and vinegar containers, straw and brooms. Mary Jane is able to buy her family's basic needs with her income. She does her best to improve her business and sustain her child's education.
Mary Jane is requesting a loan to buy more items to sell such as plastic bags, brooms and containers. This will help increase Mary Jane's sales and profitability. In the future, Mary Jane hopes to be a successful businesswoman.
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.