Suzette is a dried fish vendor from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She is a married woman and has three children.
Suzette is asking for a loan to buy more fish, to dry and sell. With this loan, she will be able to improve her stocks, thus allowing her to sell more to the people in her place.
Suzette hopes of expanding her business, so that she will be able to support the schooling of her children and help her husband provide for their needs.
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.