Margie is a rice grower. She currently tills a 3-hectare (7.5-acre) rice field, which she is now preparing for planting.
A 33-year-old married woman, Margie has children who go to school. She does her best to make her farm productive because it is the sole source of her family’s income. It’s where she gets income for food, clothes and her children’s education.
Margie currently needs inputs for her farm. She is applying for a loan of Php 7,000 from CEVI. If granted, the loan will be used for fertilizer and other farm inputs.
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.