Isabel is a 47 year old woman from the town of Dauis, Bohol. She is married with 5 children ages 26 to 10 year old. Her husband worked as a fisherman to support their family. She engages in dress making services to help augment the income of their household. She makes dresses and caters services like dress adjustment. Her business started more than 5 years ago. She is asking for a loan to buy cloth and other materials like thread, sewing needles and maintenance for the sewing machine.
In the future, Isabel would like to expand her business and increase business profitability for her children’s education.
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.