Ma. Lina is a fish seller. She also helps her husband, who is a fisherman, prepare his fish nets, hooks and gear. Ma. Lina works hard to help sustain her family. She has 3 school-aged children that she hopes will be able to go to college in the future.
Ma. Lina is requesting a loan to purchase fish nets and more fish and crabs to sell. She hopes for her business to grow and for her family to have a more stable living.
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.