Amelita is 44 years old and is a married woman with a 13-year-old child. She is a farmer and tills their land together with her husband. They have been growing and selling rice for 11 years. Amelita also put up a sari-sari store to help augment their income.
Amelita is now requesting a loan to purchase seeds, fertilizers and more items to sell at the store. She hopes to be able to buy another farm lot in the future.
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.