Nonita is a basket weaver from Antequera, Bohol. She has been in the business for more than 10 years. Her husband works as a carpenter. Nonita works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of her children. Nonita is asking for a loan to buy buri (native palm), wicker and straw. With this, she will be able to weave more baskets to sell.
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.