Shena is a 26-year-old married woman and a mother of one child from Corella, Bohol. She has been engaged in a charcoal-making business for more than three years now. Shena is asking for a loan to buy more wood and coconut shells for charcoal making. Through this loan, she will be able to improve her business and income.
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.