Lida is a 44-year-old basket weaver from Antequera, Bohol. She has been in this business for several years now.
Lida is asking for a loan to buy materials for making baskets such as buri or native palm.
In the future, Lida wants to make her business more sustainable. Moreover, she wants to explore other ventures to augment her income.
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.