Marites is a 27-year-old married woman with 2 young children aged 6 and 4. Marites and her husband are both farmers. They grow and sell rice. Marites's husband mainly manages their rice farm and she spends time selling dried fish to their neighborhood and taking care of her children.
Marites has requested a loan to purchase fertilizers, seeds and other farm inputs. She hopes to be able to save for her children'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.