Cristy is a resident in Panglao, Bohol, Philippines. She is a 38 year old married woman and a mother of six young children. She has been in the fishing business for 20 years now, since her husband is a fisherman.
Cristy is asking for a loan worth 12,000 PHP to buy new fishing nets for her husband's fishing and to buy school projects for her children.
Cristy believes that this loan would really help her in realizing her dreams about improving their livelihood.
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.