Estrellita is a farmer from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is a married woman and has two children. She has been in the farming business for more three years now with her husband. This is the source of their income.
Estrellita is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides, and to pay the labor cost of the farm. With this, Estrellita will be able to improve the farm's productivity thus augmenting her yield and income. In the future, Estrellita hopes to make her business a success and a sustainable source of income. In addition, Estrellita wants to save money for the schooling of her 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.