Jenny is a 29-year-old married woman and a mother of three young children from Bohol, Philippines. Jenny is engaged in vegetable farming and has been in the business for more than five years now together with her husband. Jenny is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve her farm and eventually her income. Jenny has hopes of investing in other ventures someday to further augment her income.
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.