Lorenza is married and from Talibon, Bohol. She and her husband have a fishing business, which they have been doing for several years.
Lorenza is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy additional fishing nets, lead weights, and floaters. With this loan, her husband will be able to improve his catch, giving them more fish to sell in the market. In the future, Lorenza hopes to make their fishing 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.