Blas is a 44-year-old carpenter from Albur, Bohol, Philippines. He has been in the carpentry business for more than ten years.
Blas is requesting a loan to buy materials such as saws, nails, hammers, a measuring tape, and other items. He will use his loan to improve his business and augment his income. In the future, Blas would like to expand his business and explore other business ventures.
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.