Marilyn is a farmer and a food vendor from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is a married woman and has two children. Marilyn is also engaged in a fishing business.
Marilyn is asking to buy fishing nets. Through this loan, she will be able to improve her fishing business. In the future, Marilyn hopes of expanding her ventures in order to augment her income.
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.