Virgilio is a fisherman from Talibon, Bohol. He is a married man with four children.
He has been in the fishing business for quite some time now. His income goes to the family's daily consumption. Virgilio works hard to improve his earnings and be able to elevate his family's standard of living.
He applied for a loan to purchase fishing materials such as nets, lead weights and floaters. Virgilio hopes to achieve his goals soon.
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.