Evangeline is a 48-year-old woman from Alicia, Bohol. She is married with eight children aged 15 to 26. Evangeline owns a canteen, which is her main livelihood to support her family's needs. She is asking for a loan to buy fish, vegetables and pork for her canteen. These will help so she can offer more menu items to her customers and earn a better income. She hopes that in the future, she can make her restaurant bigger and provide for her family better, especially her children's education.
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.