Tessie is 47 years old and married with six children. Her oldest child is 24 years old and her youngest is only two. Tessie is a farmer working in Surallah, South Cotabato. She primarily grows rice but also raises pigs to augment her family’s income.
Tessie is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizer and feed. In the future, she hopes to see her children graduate from school and build a house for her 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.