Ma. Chona is 43 years old. She is from Trinidad, Bohol. She is married and has three children, who are 16, 18 and 21 years old. She has a dry goods business where she sells clothing and kitchen utensils. Her business has been in existence for more than 20 years. She and her husband help each other in looking after their business.
Ma. Chona is asking for a loan to buy 5 dozen shorts, 5 dozen T-shirts and 5 dozen blouses. She would like to keep improving her business so she can keep her children in school.
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.