Nonita is a married woman from Antequera, Bohol. She is a basket weaver and has been in the business for more than 10 years now. Her husband works as a carpenter.
Nonita is asking for a loan to buy materials like buri or native palm, straw and wicker for basket weaving. With these materials, she will be able to weave more baskets thus increasing the number of her products to sell in the market.
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.