Leonarda is 50 years old and married with six children. The family lives in CPG, Bohol. For ten years now, Leonarda and her husband have been engaged in a fishing business as the source of their income.
Leonarda is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks, and floaters. This will help her husband to improve his catch and allow them to sell more fish in the market. Leonarda is optimistic that this loan will help her realize her dream of improving her business.
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.