Isabel is a 46 year old dressmaker from Dauis, Bohol. She is married and has five children. Isabel has been in the dressmaking business for more than 15 years now. This is the source of her income. Her husband works as a fisherman. Isabel is asking for a loan to buy materials for house renovations like cement, nails and others and materials for dressmaking like cloth, thread, and needles. With this, she will be able to improve her business and make it a success.
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.