Lorna is 52 years old, married, and has seven children. She lives in San Miguel, Bohol. Lorna is a rice farmer, which she has been doing for more than eight years. Her husband is also a farmer.
Lorna is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy seedlings and fertilizer for the rice. With the loan, they will be able to produce a high yield from their farm. In the future, Lorna dreams of improving their livelihood and making their business sustainable and productive.
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.