Mary Jane is a 34-year-old married woman, and a mother of four children. They live in Talibon, Bohol.
Mary Jane and her husband have been operating a fishing business together for more than five years. This is their source of income. Mary Jane is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights and floaters. With this, her husband will be able to improve his catch, which will give them more fish to sell in the market.
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.