Norberto D. is 41 years old, married and has two children. His oldest child is 12 years old.
Norberto is a farmer working in Banga, South Cotabato. He grows rice that he sells to the people in his community. He usually earns 5,000 PHP from this farming. Norberto also grows pigs in his backyard. He fattens the pigs and sells them to the market.
This loan will be used to purchase fertilizers 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.