Gerard is 33 years old and is a married man. He has a 5-year-old child.
Gerard is a farmer working in Banga, South Cotabato. He tills his own land. Gerard has been growing rice and corn for fifteen years. He earns about $150 per month from doing this farming. He has requested a loan and plans to use it to purchase fertilizers and other farm supplies.
In the future, Gerard hopes to build a better and bigger house for his family.
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.