Zacarias is 53 years old and comes from the community of San Miguel, Bohol. He is married with one adult son. For many years now, Zacarias has been growing rice to earn a living. He would like to expand his business and improve his yield. He is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pay rental fees for a tractor and quality seedlings. These will be vital for his farming success. In the future, he would like to have a bigger farm for a better income.
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.