Dario is a 52-year-old fisherman from Tagbilaran City, Bohol. He is married and has 10 children. Dario provides for his family through fishing. He works hard to keep up with the increasing needs in his household. He has requested a loan to purchase a fishing boat. This will bring in more fish for Dario to sell. Dario hopes for his income to increase and enable him to sustain his 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.