Emma is 36 years old and married. She lives in the town of Surallah, South Cotabato with her family. Emma has been engaged in farming for more than 10 years. She grows rice and vegetables. Emma rents a stall at the market to sell her harvest.
Emma has requested a loan so she can fund her farm. She plans to purchase seeds, fertilizer and other farm inputs. Emma hopes to have a prosperous 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.