Marcelina runs a pottery business in her place in Talibon, Bohol. She works hard to support her husband, especially in dealing with their pot-making business. Marcelina has been in the business for almost 20 years now and she lacks additional capital to expand.
Marcelina is requesting a loan to buy materials such as clay to make pots. She will also buy materials such as nails and wood to renovate her house. Marcelina hopes to use her loan to make more pots and renovate her house.
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.