Elisa, 33, has a buying and selling business in Bohol. She sells jewelry and accessories. She has 3 children to support, the eldest of whom is 11. She is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP to put up additional capital. This loan will be very helpful for her in acquiring more jewelry to sell. This will provide her with more income to provide for her family's needs and 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.