Gemma is a married woman from Baclayon, Bohol. She has two children. She provides services like manicures and pedicures. Gemma has been in the cosmetics and beauty business for ten years. She requested a loan of 12,000 to buy materials for manicures and pedicures like nail polish, nipper (any of various devices such as pincers) for gripping, breaking, or cutting (nails or cuticle), and brushes. In the future, Gemma would like to invest in other ventures in order to support her family.
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.