Hansel is 22-year-old married man from Talibon, Bohol. He has 3 children ages 5, 2, and 4 months old. He is engaged in fishing. He catches and, at the same time, sells fish to customers in the community. He has been fishing for more than 2 years. His wife raises hogs to earn additional income.
In order to improve his livelihood activity, Hansel requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy fishing materials, additional piglets, and groceries for the family to increase more catch and create more sales to provide his family with proper food and save some profits 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.