Evelyn is a 44-year-old married woman with 6 children. She is involved in fishing. Her husband, who is a fisherman, goes out to catch fish. Evelyn sells her husband's catch at their town's market. She also dries fish to sell. Evelyn is working hard to achieve her dream of having her children finish college and become successful. She has applied for a loan to purchase fish nets and a fishing boat. This loan will help increase Evelyn's business profitability and hopefully she will be able to achieve her dreams.
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.