Emeliana is a 55-year-old married woman from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has three children — the eldest is 17 and the youngest is 11. She has engaged in farming business for 17 years now. She has a second business which is fishing. Her husband is a fisherman. These are the sources of her income.
Emeliana is requesting for a loan to buy fertilizer, fish net, and gasoline. The fertilizer will be use for her farming business. She wants to buy the fish net and gasoline for her fishing business. With the help of this loan, she will be able to pay for the needs of her two businesses to be more productive and profitable.
In the future, Emeliana hopes to expand her businesses. She is also hoping to buy another boat.
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.