Andresa is a vegetable and fruit vendor from the town of Trinidad, Bohol. She is a married woman and has had a retail business for more than 20 years now. This is the source of her income. Her husband works as a carpenter. Andresa is asking for a loan to buy more vegetables and fruits to sell. With this, she will be able to improve her stock as well as her income. In the future, Andresa dreams of expanding her store and making it a success.
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.