Evangeline is a married woman from Bohol, Philippines. She is engaged in a fishing business since her husband is a fisherman. Evangeline is requesting a loan to buy new fishing nets, hooks and buckets. With this, her husband will be able to enhance his catch thus giving them more fish to sell in the market.
In the future, Evangeline hopes to improve their business and save money for schooling of their son.
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.