Pinky is a married woman from Trinidad, Bohol. She has a 15-year-old child who attends school. Her husband is a fisherman. Pinky supports her family by selling dried and fresh fish to her community. She has requested a loan to purchase fishing nets and other supplies. Pinky hopes to increase her income and be able to open a sari-sari store business 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.