Evelyn is 45 years old. She is married and lives with her family in Bien Unido, Bohol. She is engaged in making and selling salted fish, and in buying and selling fresh fish. This business has existed for 10 years now.
She is asking for a loan of 20,000 PHP to buy more fresh fish and salt for her business. She hopes that with the help of the loan her family's living standards will improve and that the profitability of her business will increase in the future.
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.