Ma. Melona is a 33-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has been engaged in a "tuba" (coconut wine) vending business for several years now. She is also engaged in a seaweed farming business together with her husband.
Ma. Melona is asking for a loan to buy more "tuba" (coconut wine) to sell. In the future, Ma. Melona dreams of making her business successful and sustainable.
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.