Hazel is a 29-year-old married woman and a mother of three young children from Talibon, Bohol. She has been engaged in the fishing business together with her husband for more than several years now. This is the source of their income.
Hazel is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, flashlights and batteries as well as feed for the pigs. With this she will be able to improve their livelihood and generate more income. She hopes to make their business a success and to save money for the future 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.