Cristina is a married woman from San Miguel, Bohol. She has been engaged in a food vending business for more than five years now. She sells home cooked snack foods like fried bananas and others. This is her source of income. Her husband works as a carpenter.
Cristina is asking for a loan to buy more bananas, flour, sugar, and cooking oil for her food vending business. With these, she will be able to cook and sell more, thus increasing her sales and income.
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.