Esterlita is a married woman and has three young children. She lives in Talibon, Bohol. She has been involved in seaweed farming for 10 years together with her husband. This is the source of her income.
Esterlita is requesting for a loan to buy straw, seaweed seedling to be planted, and labor. In the future, Esterlita dreams of expanding her business.
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.