Evangeline is a 40-year-old married woman from Ubay, Bohol. She has seven children. The oldest child is 16 while the youngest is one year old. She operates a motorcycle transport business. Her husband is the one who transports the passengers from one place to remote areas. She has been operating the motorcycle transport service for five years.
She requested a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy spare parts and pay for motorcycle maintenance to avoid delays and hassle during the operation of the business. In the future, Evangeline would like to expand her business to improve their livelihood status and at the same time to be able to send all her children to school.
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.