Epifania M. is from the town of Trinidad. She is 42 years old and married with three school-aged children. To make a living, Epifania a business planting and harvesting rice for sale. Like any other mother, Epifania wants her children to finish college and have a bright future.
Epifania joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 6000 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay the tuition fees of her children.
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.