51-year-old Emma is a farmer from the town of Sta. Josefa, Agusan Del Sur. She has been growing rice for twenty years. Emma works hard with her husband to provide for their needs and send their children to school.
Emma has applied for a loan to purchase seed, fertilizer and other farming necessities. She hopes for their business to prosper.
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.