Vilma is a 46-year-old married woman and the mother of two children. They live in San Miguel, Bohol.
Vilma, together with her husband, has been in the rice farming business for more than 18 years.
She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and eventually, its harvest.
Vilma dreams of expanding their farm in order to generate the additional income necessary for the needs of the family.
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.