Fe is a fish vendor from the town of Ubay, Bohol. She is a married woman and has four children. Fe has been in the fish vending business for more than 15 years now. Her husband works as a fisherman. Fe is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell to the people in her area. With this, she will be able to augment her stocks and increase her sales and profit. Fe dreams of improving her business and saving money for the schooling of her children.
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.