Yolanda is a 49-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Nocnocan, Talibon. For more than 20 years, she has been engaged in two businesses: food vending and a sari-sari store (variety store). Yolanda is asking for a loan to buy ingredients for cooking, such as meat, vegatables, seasoning, and others. With this, she will be able to cook more food to sell to the people in the locality. In the future, Yolanda hopes to make her business a success.
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.