Elisa is 56 years old and from San Miguel, Bohol. For 25 years, she has been a rice farmer in her town to earn a living for her family. Elisa and her husband, who is also a farmer, have three children.
Elisa is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, pesticides, insecticides and a sprayer for her crops. Elisa hopes to achieve an abundant harvest in the coming months so she can provide for her family a healthy diet, a house renovation, savings and reinvestment in the same 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.