Elvisa is a 45 year-old married woman from Maribojoc, Bohol. She has been engaged in the nipa weaving business for more than three years now. She is also in the food vending business. Elvisa is asking for a loan to buy materials for nipa weaving, like nipa palm, straw and others and additional ingredients for food vending. In the future, Elvisa hopes to expand her business and make it a success. Moreover, she hopes to experience the fullness of life together with 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.