Virginia is a 53-year-old married mother of six children from Talibon, Bohol. Virginia is a farmer and has been in the farming business for more than 10 years now. Virginia is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. Through this loan, she will be able to improve her farm as well as the harvest. In the future, Virginia hopes to make her farming business successful and sustainable.
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.