Ediltrudes is 47 years old and from Guindulman, Bohol. She is married with four children. Her eldest is 22, and the youngest is 14. Her husband drives a habal-habal (a motorcycle to transport passengers to remote places). Ediltrudes also farms vegetables like string beans and sells barbecue during the afternoon to evening.
She is asking for a loan of 4,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) to buy meat, spices and skewers. In the future, she hopes to have other business options so she can always afford to send her children to school.
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.