Lilia is a married woman from Bien Unido, Bohol. She is engaged in a fishing business together with her husband. This is their source of income. Lilia is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets. With this, her husband will be able to improve his catch thus giving them more fish to sell in the market. Lilia hopes of making their fishing business a success.
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.