Dario is a 53-year-old man from the town of Dauis, Bohol. He is married and has 10 children. The youngest child is 12. He engages in fishing. He catches and sells fish to help augment the income of their household. He started his business 10 years ago. He is asking for a loan to buy fishing materials like fishing nets, hooks and paint to continue his livelihood activity.
In the future, Dario would like to expand his fishing business and increase business profitability to pay for his children’s education.
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.