Virginia is 37 years old and is a married woman with 3 children ages 8, 9 and 10. Her husband works as a security guard.
Virginia runs an "ukay-ukay" (slightly used clothing) store in Talibon, Bohol. She sells jeans, shirts and shorts. She requested a loan to buy more clothes to sell. Virginia hopes for her income to improve and to be able to sustain her children's education.
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.