Ma. Christy is a married woman and a mother of two young children from Bohol, Philippines. She and her husband have been engaged in a fishing business for more than three years now.
Ma. Christy is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights and hooks. With this, her husband will be able to catch more fish thus giving them more to sell in the market. Ma. Christy dreams of making their fishing business a success and saving money for the future schooling of their 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.