Priscilliana is a married woman from Corella, Bohol. She has been in the charcoal business for twenty years. Aside from charcoal sales, she also sells tuba (coconut wine). She plans to use the loan to buy more wood, coco shell, and containers for tuba. According to Priscilliana, "Indeed it is a big help" to get a loan from CEVI. In the future, she would like to expand her business to support her family.
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.