Paulina is a 60-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has four children, and her youngest is 18 years old. She works in her rice field for a living. She grows and sells rice to earn a living. She has been growing rice for more than ten years.
To sustain her farming activity, Paulina requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy fertilizers to improve her harvest and yield.
She hopes that in the future, she can continue farming, while also saving for her future needs. She is determined to make her business a success so she can enjoy her golden years.
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.