Demetria is 54 years old and is a married woman with five children aged between 15 and 27 years. Her husband is a farmer.
Demetria sells Natasha and Personal Collection (Filipino-owned direct sales companies) products to her community. She earns 3,500 Philippines pesos (PHP) per month doing this business. Demetria aims to improve her business and provide a bright future for her children.
Demetria is requesting a loan to buy more products to sell, such as cosmetics and clothes. This will help increase her sales and profitability.
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.