Judith is a 54-year-old married woman from the town of Banga, South Cotabato. She and her husband are both farmers. They grow rice crops to sell. Judith does her best to support her family. She also wants to be able to sustain her children's education through the income they earn from the farm.
Judith has requested a loan of 12,000 PHP from Community Economic Ventures, Inc. She plans to use it to purchase fertilizers and other farm inputs. She is hopeful that this loan will help their farm immensely.
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.