Nancy, 39, has been operating a fish-selling business for six years. Arising early each day to buy fresh fish from fishermen in town, she is able to meet her family's basic needs through her business. Now requesting this loan to buy more fish to sell, Nancy hopes to have a stable business in the future.
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.