Josepino is a 44-year-old fisherman from the town of Getafe, Bohol. He is a married man and has eight children.
Josepino has been in the fishing business for more than six years now. This is the source of his income.
Josepino is asking for a loan to buy a new fishing boat and nets. Through this, he will be able to improve his business, make it a success, and be sustainable. Moreover, he wants to save money for the schooling of his children. Josepino dreams of expanding his venture, in the future.
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.