Erlinda is a 65-year-old married woman and a mother of five grown children from CPG, Bohol. She is a mat weaver and has been in this business for more than 30 years now.
Erlinda is asking for a loan to buy more dye, straw, and romblon, a native plant. This will allow her to weave more mats and sell more to the market.
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.