Timiditha is a married woman from Lila, Bohol. She has seven children. The oldest child is nineteen while the youngest is four. She has engaged in fish vending for seven years. She sells fish. Her husband is a fisherman. She requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase additional fish, fishing nets, and containers for fish storage. In the future, Timiditha would like to invest in other ventures to support the family's needs and save for the education 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.