Antonia is a 53-year-old fish vendor from Bien Unido, Bohol in the Philippines. She has been in the fish vending business for more than 16 years.
Antonia is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell to the people in her place. With this loan, she will be able to cater to and sell more fish to the people in her locality. In the future, Antonia dreams of expanding her business and making it successful.
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.