Marlyn is a married woman from Trinidad, Bohol and the mother of two children. She has been engaged in the farming business for more than six years now. This is the source of her income. Marlyn is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve her farm as well as her harvest. Marlyn dreams of expanding her farm so that it will generate more income, which is necessary for the needs of the family, such as food and educational expenses for the children.
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.