Ivy is a 53 year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has five children.The oldest is 20 while the youngest is 9. She runs a RTW (ready to wear) business. She sells t-shirts, blouses, pants and various kinds of shoes. Her husband works as a salesman.
Ivy works hard to earn a living. She requested a loan of 12,000 PHP in order to buy various rtw (ready to wear) items and shoes. This will give a wide array of stock for customer's to choose from. In the future, Ivy would like to expand her rtw business to support her family and to finance 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.