Ines is a married woman who lives in the town of Trinidad, Bohol. She is 41 years old and has 3 children. Ines's husband is a fisherman.
Ines works with her husband doing the fishing. She sells his catch at their town's market. Ines is doing her best to improve their business and her family's living conditions. She requested a loan to repair their fishing boat. She plans to purchase marine plywood, epoxy and paint for the boat. She hopes for a better income so she can sustain 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.