Leonora is a 41-year-old married woman with 8 children aged between 8 and 21 years. She and her husband run a fishing business in Trinidad, Bohol. Leonora's husband operates their fishing boat to catch fish. Leonora sells her husband's catch at their town's market. Leonora is working hard to help provide for her family's needs and sustain her children's education. She has requested a loan to purchase fishing nets and ropes. Leonora hopes for this loan to help their fishing business immensely.
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.