Jocelyn is 42 years old and from San Miguel, Bohol. She is married and her husband works in the field as a farmer. She has two children, ages 14 and 18. Jocelyn is helping her husband by farming vegetables on her land. She grows string beans and okra for a living. She is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer and insecticide to further sustain her farm. She hopes to grow healthy vegetables that will help her generate better revenue. Any additional income will be used for her children's school fees.
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.