Divina is 41 years old and lives in the province of Bohol in the Philippines. She is married and has four children.
Divina has been in the rice farming business for several years now. She wants to take out a loan from CEVI to buy fertilizer and pesticides and to pay for labor and rent for the tractor.
She wants to generate better profits so that she can provide support to her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially 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.