Judith is a 40-year-old fish vendor from Ubay, Bohol. She has been engaged in the fish vending business for more than 20 years now. Judith is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell. In the future, Judith hopes to expand her business and save money for the schooling 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.