Gorgonia is a farmer from Bien Unido, Bohol, in the Philippines. She has been farming rice and vegetables for more than five years now, together with her husband. Gorgonia is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, the couple will be able to improve their farm and harvest.
In the future, Gorgonia hopes to make her farming business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children and for the renovation of her house.
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.