Jonnabel, age 31, is a fish vendor, selling dried and salted fish at the local market. She lives in Bien Unido, Bohol, Philippines, with her husband and their two young children. Her husband works as a fisherman. Jonnabel works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially when it comes to funding the schooling of her children.
She is requesting a loan in order to buy more dried and salted fish to offer for sale at the market.
Jonnabel dreams of making her business a success and to experience the fullness of life together with her family.
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.