Diosdada earns a living by selling dried fish and other preserved sea food products in the market. She lives in Ubay, Bohol with her family. She has been in the fish retail business for more than 20 years now and this is the source of her income.
Diosdada is asking for a loan to buy more dried fish to sell. She will be able to increase her stock, allowing her to attract and cater to more customers and buyers.
In the future, Diosdada wants to save money to reinvest in her business and to expand it.
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.