Susan is a 48-year-old married woman with five children. She lives in the town of Sto. Nino, South Cotabato. Susan's husband works as a farmer.
Susan has been growing rice for 25 years. She earns about 15,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) per month from farming. Susan is also into hog-raising.
This loan will be used to purchase seeds, feeds and fertilizers. Susan hopes for this loan to help improve their harvest.
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.