Carmelita is a fruit and vegetable vendor from San Miguel, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of five children. Carmelita has been in the business for more than 15 years now. This is the source of her income.
Carmelita is asking for a loan to buy more vegetables and fruits to sell. With this, she will be able to improve her stock thus allowing her to sell more to her customers.
In the future, Carmelita hopes to make her business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.