Divina is 58 years old and has six children. She is married to a carpenter. Divina earns a living selling local delicacies such as rice cakes and banana cues. She has a monthly income of 4,500 PHP. Divina works hard to increase her sales. She has requested a loan to purchase flour, sugar and other ingredients. This loan will help increase Divina's sales and profitability.
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.