Casimera is 59 years old and from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is married with four children. Most of her children are grown. She has supported her family by fishing and farming seaweed for 24 years now. She is asking for a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy fishnet and seaweed seedlings so she can continue her business. She is determined to make her business profitable so she can support her family.
In the future, she hopes to expand her businesses and see her children having a good life, too.
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.