Amelita is 39 years old. She is from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She is married with five children ages 1-18.
Amelita and her husband work together to raise their family. She is engaged in fishing, catching crabs and farming seaweed. She is asking for a loan to buy seaweed, a crab trap, gasoline, and rice for consumption. Amelita plans to expand her business in the future for a bigger profit.
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.