Jane is a 41-year-old married woman living in the town of Banga, South Cotabato, with her family. She has a 21-year-old child. Her husband is a farmer and driver. Jane is also a farmer and she helps her husband maintain their farm, planting rice crops and weeding out invasive plants. Jane also owns and manages a sari-sari (variety) store. Jane's loan will be used to purchase fertilizers and seeds. In the future, Jane hopes to have a successful business.
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.