Donna is a 39-year-old woman from Ubay, Bohol. She is married with one son, who is 14 years old. Donna relies on making brooms to support her family's needs. She started her business when her son was still a baby. She is asking for a loan to buy fibers, bamboo and paint for her brooms. Her income will be used for her family's food consumption and her son's school fees.
In the future, she hopes to have a bigger business with a better income for her family.
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.