Lourdelyn D. specializes in manicure and pedicure treatment. She took a thorough seminar on this work and is now serving the entire community, especially wives wishing to have their nails polished and cleaned. Lourdelyn, the 35-year-old mother of three children, is married to Cuneberto, a farmer. They have worked together to endure the global crisis that has created instability in businesses such as hers.
Lourdelyn is requesting a loan of Php 5,000 from CEVI to buy new sets of materials for her pedicure/manicure business. The loan will help her gain more customers and earn a larger income.
CEVI is helping people to start and maintain their own businesses. They also provide credit, training and insurance coverage services to help clients achieve business growth.
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.