Katherine is a 26-year-old married woman and a mother of five young children. She is from Talibon, Bohol. She earns a living by selling cosmetics and other beauty products like lotion, make-up kits, perfume and other personal items. She has been in the business for almost six years now.
Katherine is asking for a loan to buy additional cosmetics and beauty products to sell.
Katherine dreams of making her business a success in the future and saves money for the future 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.