Digna is a 54-year-old married woman from Bohol, Philippines. She has been engaged in a mat-weaving business for more than 20 years. This is the source of her income. Digna works hard to support her husband in meeting their family's needs.
She is requesting a loan to buy materials like Romblon (pine) leaves, coloring, straw, etc. for mat weaving. With this, she will be able to make and weave more mats. In the future, Digna 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.