Virgincita does not let her age hinder her in doing what she loves. She is 60 years old and is still strong enough to do farming duties. She tills a hectare of rice field. She shared that her farm currently needs financial support. She applied to Community Economic Ventures, Inc. to gain access to loan services. She requested a loan of 15,000 PHP, which she will use to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies needed at her farm to grow.
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.