Jacquilen, age 35, buys and sells dried fish to earn an income. She has been engaged in her business for almost three years and earns PhP 5,000 per month.
She lives with her husband and their three young children in Getafe, Bohol.
Jacquilen is requesting a loan in the amount of PhP 20,000, which she will use to buy more dried fish to offer for sale This will allow her to better cater to the needs of her customers.
In the future, Jacquilen would like to expand her business so that she can improve the family's living conditions.
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.