Macaria is a 47 year-old married woman from Trinidad, Bohol. Her husband is a farmer.
Macaria supports her family by making and selling pillow cases. Her monthly income is 3000 PHP. She also helps her husband sell his harvest at their town's market.
Macaria works hard to help sustain her children's education. She has requested a loan to purchase threads, cloths, zippers and other materials. Macaria hopes for her business to grow in the future.
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.