Fermina is a 47-year-old married woman and a mother of ten children from Bohol, Philippines.
She is a vegetable farmer and has been in the business for more than 20 years now, together with her husband.
Fermina is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. Through this, she will be able to improve their farm and eventually their harvest.
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.