Benita is 47 years old from Tinago, Dauis, Bohol. She is married with six children. Her husband works as the chief cook in one of the hospitals in the city. She helps in raising her family by operating a sari-sari (variety) store and selling home-cooked snacks like fried bananas. She is asking for a loan to buy soft drinks, hog feed and rice to resell. Her loan will be a big help for her business to thrive. Any profit will provide her family with a healthy diet and will help to pay her children's school fees.
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.