Edwina is a 47-year-old married woman from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has four grown-up children. Edwina has been engaged in a fishing business together with her husband for more than six years now. Her husband is a fisherman. Edwina is asking for a loan to buy materials for the repair of the boat like plywood, nails, paint and others.
Edwina hopes that through this loan, they will be able to improve their business thus increasing their profit and income.
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.