Josie is a 64-year-old woman from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is married with five grown children. Her husband worked as a private driver to support their family.
She is into a food vending business. She cooks meals for customers in the community. She sells fried fish, vegetables, and other native menus. She started her business started quite a few years ago.
She is asking for a loan to buy materials like plates, pans, and various kitchenware, to cater her customers needs and also augment her income.
In the future, Josie would like to expand her business and increase her business profitability for a sustainable livelihood.
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.