Virgilio is 63 years old and is married with four children. He is a fisherman from Talibon, Bohol. Virgilio has been engaged in fishing for quite some time now and is able to provide for his family's needs through fishing. He works hard to feed his family three times a day and keep them healthy.
Virgilio is requesting a loan to purchase fishing nets, crab traps, and rice. He hopes to expand his 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.