Gerarda is a 52-year-old married woman and a mother of two children, ages 21 and 12. For several years, Gerarda has been engaged in a food-vending business. Gerarda wants a loan to buy more ingredients for her food business, such as flour, sugar, milk, eggs, butter, etc. Gerarda dreams of making her business a success 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.