Dionesio is a 58-year-old married man from Talibon, Bohol. He engages in a pottery-making business. He makes pots out of clay and a cement mixture. He has been in the pottery-making business for more than ten years. He requested a loan of 6000 PHP to buy more clay pot molds (in various sizes) for fast production of pots. In the future, Dionesio would like to expand his pottery business to Talibon Market to cater to more customers as well.
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.