Inocencia is a farmer from Sikatuna, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of an eight-year-old child. She has been in the rice farming business for more than five years now; she helps her husband in tilling their field. Inocencia is also engaged in a hog-raising business.
Inocencia is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer for the farm and additional piglets to raise. With this, she will be able to improve the productivity of her farm, thus augmenting her harvest and yield.
In the future, Inocencia hopes to make her business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her daughter.
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.