Belinda is 48 years old and married. She lives in San Miguel, Bohol, with her family. Belinda has 10 children ranging in age from 6 to 30.
Belinda has run a farming business since she got married to help her husband support their family. She grows rice, which is a staple food for every Filipino. Most of her children are attending school. She has to work hard on their farm to provide for their needs. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizers and quality seeds, and to pay for labor.
The additional income she earns will go toward her children’s education and the family's daily needs.
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.