Aine hails from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She is 23 years old, married and with three children ages five, seven, and eight. She is engaged in a fishing business and also operates boat that transports passengers from her town to Talibon. Her business started seven years ago. She is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, gasoline, and pay for boat repair and maintenance. In the future, she would like to expand her fishing business by adding more fishing boats that she can maximize for a good profit. This will then help so she can better support her family's needs.
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.