36-year-old Janet B. is a rice farmer. She is married and lives in Agusan Del Sur. She harvested her crops and is now preparing the land for planting. She joined CEVI to gain access to financial service that could support her farm. She also wants to improve her family’s living conditions. She asked for a loan of 9,000 Philippine pesos. This loan will be used to buy seed, fertilizer, and other items needed at her farm. This loan will truly be helpful in Janet’s journey to a better life.
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.