Joy is 39 years old and is a married woman with 3 children. The oldest child is 16 years old.
Joy is a farmer who tills land in Surallah, South Cotabato. She has been growing rice for 9 years. Joy plans to use her loan to purchase seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs. She hopes for her farm to be productive. She also hopes for her children to finish college and to be successful.
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.