Anecita is 48 years old, married, and has four children. She is from the town of Getafe, Bohol. Her husband is a fisherman and works hard to support their family. Anecita helps with the business by selling the fish her husband catches, which she has been doing for three years.
Anecita is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy fishing net and pay for boat repair. In the future, she hopes to expand her business and increase profitability for her children’s education.
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.