Norberto D., 58 years old, is a rice farmer. He started his business in 2002 and owns the 1-hectare (2.5-acre) farm that he tills. He works so hard to be able to help his family.
Norberto joined CEVI’s micro-credit program in 2006. He would like to obtain a loan of Php 15,000 from Community Economic Ventures Inc. (CEVI). He will use the loan to buy additional farm supplies to increase his 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.