Dalmacia is a 68-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She is engaged in making furniture made of bamboo, such as cribs, chairs and tables. She has been making bamboo furniture for more than ten years.
She requested a loan of 9,000 PHP to buy bamboo, nails and varnish.
In the future, Dalmacia hopes to succeed and to have a sustainable livelihood in order to save some of the profits in preparation for old age.
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.