Hilda is a fish vendor from the town of Trinidad, Bohol. She is a married woman and has three children ages 13, 11 and 8. She also operates a sari-sari or variety store.
Hilda is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell and additional stock for her store such as canned goods, noodles, soap and toiletries. With this, she will be able to improve her income. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.