Casimera is 58 years old and from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is married with four children. Her youngest is 17 years old. Casimera has been engaged in fishing and in growing seaweeds for an income for 23 years now. She is asking for a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy fishnet and seaweed seedlings so she can continue her business. She is determined to make her business profitable so she can continue to support her family. In the future, she hopes to expand her business and see her children successful.
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.