A 53-year-old married woman and a mother of four grown-up children, Lodivina has been engaged in the rice farming business for more than 20 years. This is the source of their income.
Lodivina is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve the farm and eventually the harvest. Lodivia dreams of expanding her farm and making it productive 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.