Angelito is a farmer from Ubay, Bohol. He is a married man and a father of four children ages 11,10, 8 and 5. Angelito has been in the farming business for more than 15 years now.
He is asking for a loan from CEVI, a micro-finance partner of Kiva, to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. Through this loan, Angelito will be able to improve his farm and his harvest. In the future, Angelito has hopes of expanding his business and saving money for the schooling of his 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.