Macaria, a 48-year-old rice farmer from the town of San Miguel, Bohol, is married with four children. Her eldest is 25 and the youngest is 14. She is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides so she can maintain a healthy crop.
Macaria hopes to continue doing what she loves most, and dreams of expanding her livelihood in the coming 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.