Bernadette is a 23-year-old woman from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She has two children ages one and two. Bernadette has been engaged in fishing and selling fresh fish for 5 years now.
She is asking for a loan to buy a new fishnet, to replace her old one.
She works hard for her two children and knows that the loan will help make a difference in the life of her kids.
In the future, she hopes to expand her business and increase business 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.