Celestina is a married woman with 3 children aged 16, 8 and 3. Her husband works as a farmer.
Celestina sells food items to her community in Trinidad, Bohol. She makes rice cakes, pancakes, and banana cue. Celestina has had her business for 4 years and she earns about 3000 php per month. She has requested a loan to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, margarine and milk.
Celestina hopes to earn better and be able to provide for all her family's needs.
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.