Normalita is a 56-year-old businesswoman from Talibon, Bohol. She has been engaged in a food vending business for several years. She cooks food and sells it to the people in her community.
Normalita dreams of expanding her business, but lacks the financial resources to do so. She is asking for a loan to buy additional ingredients for her food vending business, such as meat, vegetables and seasonings. Normalita dreams of making her business a success in the future.
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.