Linda, age 45, is a rice farmer. She and her husband have been engaged in this business for more than 10 years now. They have four children and live in Trinidad, Bohol.
Linda is requesting a loan in order to buy fertilizer and pesticides as well as to help pay the school fees of her children. With the help of this loan, she will be able to improve their farm and to continue supporting her children's education.
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.