Emily is 39 year old, married, and has five children. She is from Bien Unido, Bohol. Emily is engaged in seaweed farming, which she has been doing for several years together with her husband. This is the sole source of their income.
Emily is requesting for a loan, which she will use to buy materials for seaweed farming, such as seaweed seedlings, straw, rope, and sticks. In the future, Emily dreams of making her business a success.
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.