Susan is a dried fish vendor from Bohol, Philippines. She has been in the business for more than 15 years. Susan needs a loan to buy more fish to dry and sell. With this, she will be able to increase her stock and sell more to the market. Susan hopes of expanding her business so that she can support the schooling of her 12-year-old son through her earnings from the business.
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.