Edgardo is a fisherman from Bien Unido, Bohol. He is a married man and a father of four children ages 12,10, 4 and 1. Edgardo has been in the fishing business for more than 12 years.
As of this time, Edgardo is applying for a loan to buy new fishing nets, and a new boat engine. In the future, Edgardo hopes of expanding his business and saving for his children's education.
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.