Erlinda is a 50-year-old married woman and a mother of six children. They live in Trinidad, Bohol, Philippines. Erlinda is in the farming business. She helps her husband in tilling their farm.
Erlinda works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of their children. Erlinda is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm and to pay the school fees of her children. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and eventually their harvest.
In the future, Erlinda hopes to make her business a success and sustainable.
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.