Rolando is a 47 year old married man from Talibon, Bohol. He has 2 children, the youngest child is 16 while the oldest is 17.
Rolando grows rice. He has been growing rice for almost 10 years. In order to continue and to be able to survive his farming, Rolando requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy fertilizers, pesticides and pay for labourers.
In the future, Rolando would like to expand his farming business to support his family as well as to finance his children to obtain a college education.
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.