Luzarina is 52 years old. She is a married woman with three children ages 19, 20 and 23.
She sells fish for a living. She also makes dried fish and raises pigs to sell. She earns 8,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) per month doing these activities.
Luzarina works hard to provide for her family's basic needs. She requested a loan to buy pigs to raise and more fresh fish to sell. This loan will help increase her sales and business profitability.
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.