Juvy is 40 years old and is a married woman with four children. Her oldest child is 19 years old.
Juvy is a farmer. She has been growing rice for 18 years. She and her husband now own a rice field in Banga, South Cotabato. According to Juvy, they earn about 10,000 PHP per month from their farming business. Juvy has requested a loan to purchase six sacks of fertilizer and other farm inputs. Juvy hopes that her business will help to improve their 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.