Ruth is a 25-year-old married woman with two young children. She has been a farmer for five years. Her husband, who is also a farmer, mainly manages their rice farm. Ruth does her best to keep their rice crops healthy and the farm free of weeds. Ruth also makes sure her children are healthy.
Ruth is requesting a loan to purchase farm inputs such as fertilizers and herbicides. She hopes to be able to save for her children's education.
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.