Amancia is a 31-year-old married woman and the mother of two young children from Corella, Bohol. She has had a business making charcoal for more than 10 years now. Her husband works as a farmer.
Amancia is asking for a loan to buy more wood for making charcoal. With this loan, she will be able to produce more charcoal which she can sell to the market. In the future, Amancia hopes to make her business a success 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.