Cecilia is 48 years old and from Bien Unido, Bohol. She is married with 9 children ages 11-28. Her husband is a fisherman in their town.
Cecilia has a business buying and selling fish and making dried fish for an income. She is asking for a loan to buy more fish from fishermen that she can resell for a profit. The loan will pave the way for her to have a better income. In the future, she hopes that all her children are successful while she supports their education.
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.