Diosdada is a 52-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She sells "ukay-ukay" (slightly used clothing) in her community, including men's and women's shirts, jeans and blouses. Diosdada works hard to support her husband and provide for her family's needs.
Diosdada is requesting a loan to buy more clothes to sell such as shirts, skirts, and blouses. She hopes that her income will increase and that her family's standard of living will improve.
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.