Catalina is a 55-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has five children. The oldest child is 23 while the youngest is 11. She is engaged in fishing. She has been involved in fishing for more than 10 years.
She requested a loan of 11,000 PHP to buy a fishing net and a pump for her boat. In the future, Catalina would like to improve her fishing business to provide her children with proper diets and quality education as well.
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.