Adelfa is 37 years old and from Talibon, Bohol. She is married and has three children, ages 9, 15 and 17. For 17 years now, Adelfa has grown rice for a living. She and her husband are also engaged in a fishing business. She is asking for a loan of 24,000 PHP to buy fish net, floaters, nylon, and fertilizer.
She hopes to continue making improvements in her business so she can provide a better life for her family. Any income will be for her family's daily consumption and for her children's school fees.
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.