Edralin is 38-year-old married woman from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has four young children. Edralin has been engaged in the rice farming business for more than three years now.
Edralin works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of her children. As of now, she is asking for a loan worth 10,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the plants. She believes that through this loan, she can improve her harvest and yield from the farm.
In the future, Edralin wants to expand her business and make it a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.