Mary Jane is a 34-year-old married woman and a mother of an eight-year-old child. She lives in Talibon, Bohol, Philippines together with her family. She has been running a retail store selling various household materials for more than 15 years now.
Mary Jane will be using the loan to buy more items to sell such as brooms, gloves, cleaning solutions for the kitchen and toilet and others.
Mary Jane dreams of making her business a success. Moreover, she aims to save more money for the educational expenses of her daughter.
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.