Juanita is a 46-year-old woman from the town of Dauis, Bohol. She is married with a 15-year-old son. Her husband worked as a laborer to support their family. She engages in cosmetology services. She caters to manicure clients to help augment the income of their household. Her business started five years ago.
Juanita is asking for a loan to buy more materials like nail polish, brushes and cuticle removers to improve her services, thus attracting more customers to seek the services she provides.
In the future, Juanita would like to expand her business and increase her business' profitability for 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.