Gina is a 26-year-old married woman from Bohol, Philippines and is the mother of two young children. She has been engaged in the fishing business together with her husband for more than five years now.
Gina is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, buckets, hooks, and fuel for the boat. With this, her husband will be able to enhance his catch, thus giving them more fish to sell in the market.
Gina hopes to make her business a success in the future. Also, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.