Emeliana, aged 54, is from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She is married with nine children. Her eldest is 36 and the youngest is 11. She is asking for a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy lead weights, floaters and fishing nets which are needed for fishing activities. Emeliana dreams of being a successful parent by giving her children a good future through education. Her income will be for school fees and for the family's daily consumption. In the future, she hopes to increase business profitability by improving her business.
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.