Antonia is fifty-three years old and is a married woman with two children aged eighteen and fourteen. Her husband works as a fisherman.
Antonia has been buying and selling fish for eight years. She is able to support her family with her business. Antonia plans to use her loan to buy more fish to sell. She hopes to be able to send her two children to college.
In the future, Antonia hopes to have a successful business.
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.