Demetria is a 45-years-old married woman and a fish vendor from Bohol, Philippines. She has been in the business for more than 10 years now. This is the source of her income. Demetria is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell in the market. With this, she will be able to sell and increase her profit. In the future, Demetria hopes of making her business a success and sustainable.
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.