54-year-old Virgilia is a married woman with 5 children. She is a farmer from Trinidad, Bohol. Her husband is also a fisherman. They have been doing farming since they got married. Virgilia does her best to maintain their farm and take care of her family. She requested this loan to purchase fertilizers and pay for labor. Virgilia hopes to have a successful farming business in the 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.