Solidad is a dried fish vendor from Bien Unido, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of five children. Solidad has been engaged in the fish vending business for more than 20 years now. This is the source of her income.
As of now, Solidad is asking for a loan to buy more fish to dry and sell. With this, she will be able sell more and increase her income. In the future, Solidad hopes to make her business a success.
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.