Maria is 63 years old. She is a married woman from Trinidad, Bohol. She is a farmer who grows rice crops to sell. Maria is able to support her family with her business. She is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizers and pay for labor. Maria hopes to have a progressive business. She also hopes to elevate her family's standard of living.
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.