Jesusa is 48 years old, a married woman, and a mother of four children, from Panglao, Bohol. She has been engaged in a fishing business for more than 20 years, together with her husband.
Jesusa wants to take a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and other fishing materials. With these materials, they will be able to improve their fishing business and catch more fish to sell in the market.
In the future, Jesusa hopes to make their fishing business a success. Moreover, 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.