Anastacia is a 57-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Trinidad, Bohol. Anastacia earns a living through her food-vending business, selling various home-cooked snack foods like "kakanin". Kakanin is made of glutinous rice, sugar, milk and other ingredients.
Anastacia would like access to a loan to buy more ingredients for making rice cakes like glutinous rice, sugar and milk. With these ingredients, she will be able to cook more and sell more to the people in her area, thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Anastacia has hopes of making her business successful and sustainable.
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.