Adora is 51 years old and is a married woman with four children. The oldest child is 18 years old. Adora's husband is a farmer.
Adora helps her husband till the land where they grow rice crops. She also raises chickens and manages their small sari-sari (variety) store. Adora plans to use her loan to purchase four sacks of fertilizers, one sack of chick grower and farm equipment such as a water hose. She hopes to help improve her family's living conditions.
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.