49-year-old Deceluna earns a living running a sari-sari store business. She is married and has three children. Deceluna sells various items like canned goods, packed noodles and soap. Her daily income from the store helps her to provide for her family's daily needs. Aside from the store, Deceluna also dries sea cucumbers to sell.
Deceluna has requested this loan to buy more sea cucumbers and items to sell. She hopes to prosper in all her ventures. She also wants her children to finish college and have bright futures.
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.