Emily is a 23-year-old married woman from Loon, Bohol. She has no children yet. She has been in the fish vending business for two years. In addition selling fish, she has a cellphone reloading business. She earns three thousand pesos a month by operating both businesses.
Emily plans to use this loan to buy a box or styrofoam container for fish storage, and a bicycle for transportation when selling fish. In the future, Emily would like to expand her business in order to continue being successful in her ventures.
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.