Rosalina is a 52-year-old married woman and a mother of three children from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has been engaged in the fishing business together with her husband for several years now. This is the source of their income.
Rosalina is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks, and other items. With this loan, her husband will be able to improve his catch thus giving him more fish to sell in the market. In the future, Rosalina dreams of making their fishing business a success.
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.