Clarissa earns a living through her seaweed farming business together with her husband. They live in the town of Talibon, Bohol. Seaweed farming is the source of their income.
Clarissa is asking for a loan to buy seaweed seedlings, straw and rope. Through this loan, they will be able to improve their farm and harvest thus allowing them to sell more to the market. Clarissa hopes of making their business a stable source of their 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.