Josephine, 53, is a rice farmer in Banga, South Cotabato. She also sells a variety of vegetables as additional income for her family. She is married to Nelson and they have no children. She started in the farming business a long time ago. She's now requesting a loan from Community Economic Ventures, Inc. for 15,000 PHP. This will enable her to buy farm supplies and more vegetables 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.