Cristituta is a 48-year-old married woman and a mother of seven children from Bien Unido, Bohol. She is engaged in retail sales of food supplements to the people in her place. She has been in the business for more than 20 years now. She is also in the rice farming business.
Cristituta is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer for the farm and additional stocks to sell to her customers. With this, she will be able to improve her business as well as her income. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.