Marites is a 42-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a fishing business with her husband. She sells fresh fish and crabs at her town's market. She also makes dried fish to sell. Marites works hard to increase their daily income and sustain her family. She requested a loan to purchase fishing nets and crab traps. Marites hopes for her family to be financially stable in the future.
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.