For 27 years now, Erlinda has been engaged in the business of rice farming. This is the common livelihood of the people living in the community of Trinidad, Bohol. This is the town where Erlinda and her family reside. She provides for her six children's needs through the income that she generates from farming. Her children are ages 11-27. She is asking for a loan to buy quality seedlings and fertilizer and pay for school fees. Her profit will be used for her children's education. In the future, she hopes to see her children be successful in life and for her to have a better farming business.
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.