Oscar is 48 years old and is a married man with a 7-year-old child. He is a farmer who tills land in Surallah, South Cotabato, Philippines. Oscar grows rice and pineapples. He sells his harvest at his town's market.
Oscar is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizers, seeds, and other farm inputs. He hopes for his business to grow and provide a better income for his family. He also hopes to save for his child's 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.