Victoriana is a 57-year-old married mother of six grown-up children from Talibon, Bohol. Victoriana has been engaged in a crab fishing business with her family for more than 10 years as the sole source of their income.
Victoriana is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and buckets for storage. With this, Victoriana and her family will be able to improve their catch thus allowing them to sell more to the market.
In the future, Victoriana 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.