Felicisima is a 47-year-old farmer from San Miguel, Bohol. She has two children ages 17 and 15. Felicisima has been helping her husband for more than 25 years now. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. Felicisima is optimistic and she believes that this loan could help them in improving their farm. In the future, Felicisima hopes of making their business a success. Moreover, she wants to continue supporting the schooling of her children and hopes to see them as successful professionals someday.
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.