Dionesia is 59 years old and from San Miguel, Bohol. She is married and has three dependents ages 13, 18 and 19. Together with her husband Dionesia farms rice for an income. This has been their business for 32 years. Dionesia works hard in order to provide for her children, but sometimes she struggles to make it. She is asking for a loan to buy pesticides, fertilizer and pay for labor. She dreams of making the most out of her business so she can give her children a better future through education. The loan will provide hope in her planned business expansion and sustainability.
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.