Geovani hails from the town of Trinidad, Bohol. He is 27 years old, and a married man. For a living, he farms rice, drives a motorcycle (a habal-habal, which has an extended seat that carries 2-6 passengers) and raises hogs.
He is asking for a loan of 5000 PHP to buy fertilizer, feed and rice. He works hard so he can provide his wife with the basic needs.
In the future, he hopes to save so he can apply and process his application to work abroad.
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.