Jerame is a 25-year-old, married woman and a mother of two young children from Talibon, Bohol. She has been engaged in a pot-making business for almost three years now. Also, she runs a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her place.
Jerame is asking for a loan to buy materials, such as clay, for making pots and stocks for her store such as canned goods, noodles, toiletries and soap. With this, she will be able to augment her income and profit.
In the future, Jerame hopes to make her business better and save money for the schooling of her children.
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.