Victoria has been married to her husband Ronie for 24 years now. She is 40 years old and takes care of her eight children. The oldest of her kids is now 23. She invested in rice farming. She is more than happy to share that her last harvest was good. She hopes to double up her harvest this time.
As a member of Community Economic Ventures, Inc., she applied for a loan of PHP9,000. She will use this loan to buy farm inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and other items that will help her achieve an abundant harvest.
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.