Marcelina, age 63, is a vegetable farmer. She has been engaged in this business for several years now and it is the source of her income. She lives with her husband and family in Ubay, Bohol.
Marcelina is requesting a loan in order to buy fertilizer and pesticides for her vegetable farm. With this investment, she will be able to grow healthy and high-yielding crops on her farm.
In the future, Marcelina hopes to expand her venture so that it will continue to generate the revenue necessary to meet the needs and expenses of the family.
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.