Andresa is a 43-year-old married woman with six children. She and her husband run a fishing business together. Andresa's husband operates their fishing boat to catch fish, and Andresa sells her husband's catch at their town's market. She also processes dried fish to sell.
Andresa is requesting a loan to purchase fishing nets, floaters, and lead weights. She hopes for her family to experience a better quality of 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.