Josephine is a 49-year-old married woman, and a mother of three children. She is from Getafe, Bohol.
Josephine and her husband have been operating a rice farming business together for more than 10 years. She also runs a rice milling establishment.
Josephine is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. In the future, Josephine hopes of expanding their business to make it a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling 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.