Narcisa is a 45-year-old married woman and a mother of five children from Ubay, Bohol. For more than 20 years, she has been engaged in a fishing business with her husband. This is the source of their income.
Narcisa is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, ropes, hooks, and lead weights. With this, her husband will be able to enhance his daily catch and give them more fish to sell in the market. In the future, Narcisa hopes to expand their fishing business and makes it 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.