Teofanes is a married woman and a mother of three children from Panglao, Bohol, Philippines.
She has been engaged in a fish-vending business together with her husband for more than 18 years now. Teofanes buys the fish she sells from fishermen and sells them to the market. She works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family.
She is asking for a loan to buy more fish and a bucket for the storage.
Teofanes hopes to make her business a success 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.