Gina is a 32-year-old farmer from the town of Ubay, Bohol. She is married and has four young children.
Gina helps her husband in cultivating their farm. At this time, she is applying for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve her rice field and eventually her harvest.
In the future, Gina has hopes of making her business a success and saving money for the educational expenses of her children.
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.