Leonisa, who is forty-seven years old, has a rice-farming business. She started her business in 2008, and now she is managing a rice field in Norala, South Cotabato. To supplement her income from farming, she also sells peanuts around her community. She is the mother of six children, and she works diligently to proviD. for her family's basic needs.
She has requested a loan of PHP 15,000 from Community Economic Ventures Inc. to help finance her farm. With this amount, she will be able to buy seeds and farm supplies, as well as peanuts to sell.
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.