Ana is a 30-year-old woman from the town of Guindulman, Bohol. She is married with 5 children .The oldest child is 11 while the youngest is 6 months old. Her husband worked as a construction worker to support their family. She is into buying and selling frozen goods like ham, sausage, chicken and pork meat. This is her main source of livelihood. Her business started one year ago. She is asking for a loan to buy more frozen goods like meat, ham and eggs to increase her sales and to meet the family's daily needs.
In the future, she hopes to expand her business and increase 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.