Carlos is 52 years old and comes from the town of Corella, Bohol. He is married with two children ages 17 and 28. For 22 years now, Carlos has been a coconut farmer and also collects coconut wine to sell for a profit. He is asking for a loan to buy more coconut wine to sell in the community. His income has been instrumental in sending his child to school.
In the future, he hopes to be successful in giving his child a good 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.