Cristeta is a married woman from Maribojoc, Bohol. She earns a living through her food vending business selling home-cooked snack foods to the people in her neighborhood. Cristeta is asking for a loan to buy additional ingredients like sugar, bananas, flour, sweet potatoes, and cooking oil. With this, she will be able to cook and sell more thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Cristeta hopes of making her business more successful and sustainable.
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.