Candelaria is 54 years old and from the town of Ubay, Bohol. She is married and her husband works as a rice farmer.
Candelaria sells fresh fish in the highway where there are customers who have been patronizing her business for 20 years now. She is asking for a loan of 25,000 PHP to buy more fish, soft drinks, and groceries for family consumption.
In the future, she hopes to have enough savings and live a comfortable life .
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.