Leonides is a dressmaker. She is 43 years old and married with three children. Her oldest child is 18 and in college. She says that her business is really helpful to her family, especially for her children’s education. She hopes to have her own shop someday.
Leonides would like to request a loan of 16,000 Philippine pesos. She will use it to buy cloth, thread and other materials she needs for her dressmaking business.
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.