Antonia is a 50-year-old married woman with four grown children. She hails from Talibon, Bohol.
Antonia engages in fishing. She catches and sells fish, crab, and sea shells as her main source of livelihood.
She requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy paint, epoxy (adhesive), nails, and a laborer's fee (for boat repair).
In the future, Antonia would like to expand her fishing activity so she can set aside some of the profits to purchase a larger pump boat, which is very helpful in her livelihood.
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.