Rosie is a 35-year-old farmer, from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is a married woman and and has five young children. Rosie has been engaged in a farming business for more than 10 years. This is her main source of income.
Rosie is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. Through this loan, she will be able to improve her farm and her harvest. In the future, Rosie hopes to make her business a success.
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.