Chona is a 35-year-old married woman with four children. The oldest child is 16 years old.
Chona is a farmer working in Banga, South Cotabato. She grows rice and corn crops to sell. Chona has had her farming business for 15 years. She requested a loan to purchase sacks of fertilizer and other farming materials. She hopes to earn more money and be able to improve her house.
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.