Annalou is a vegetable farmer from the town of Jagna, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of two young children. Annalou helps her husband in tending their farm.
Annalou is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer and pesticides. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and its harvest thus giving them more produce to sell at the market. Annalou hopes to expand their farm and save money for the future schooling of their 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.