Susana is a 49-year-old married woman and a mother of three grown-up children. Susana has been engaged in vegetable farming for more than 20 years, together with her husband. This is their source of living.
Susana is requesting a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer and pesticides. With this, they will be able to grow and harvest good quality vegetables.
In the future, Susana has hopes of expanding their vegetable farm and saving money for reinvestment in the same business.
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.