Rubilita is 43 years old, married, and has three children. She is from Bien Unido, Bohol. Rubilita is engaged in fishing together with her husband. She also operates a sari-sari (general) store to earn extra income.
Rubilita is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy a new engine for their boat. She hopes that this loan will improve the income for her family when they have a good catch. In the future, she hopes to see her children graduate from college.
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.