Porferia, 58, is married to Alfredo. They have seven children; the oldest is thirty-five. She works hard to supplement her family's needs. She spends most of her day keeping their farm free of pests and weeds. Porferia hopes to improve her next harvest and her earnings.
Porferia is applying for a loan of Php12, 000 from CEVI to buy seeds, 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.