Gea is 30 years old and is married. She has 3 children aged 4, 6 and 8.
Gea manages a coconut farm. She makes copra to sell. She also tills a small parcel of land for growing rice. Gea applied for a loan so she could buy rice seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs. She hopes to earn more and save for her children's future.
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.