Elmie is a 31-year-old, married woman from Maribojoc, Bohol. She has been engaged in a furniture and carpentry business for more than five years, with her husband. This is the source of their income.
Elmie is asking for a loan, which she will use to buy additional wood, nails, varnish, and other supplies. Through this loan, they will be able to improve their furniture and carpentry business. Elmie has hopes of improving her livelihood and experiencing fullness of life.
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.