Elvie is a 24-year-old married woman from Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. She has two children and the eldest is four years old. She is involved in rice farming and has also started growing pigs. She works hard to be able to provide for her family. She also wants to save early for her children’s future. She hopes that someday she will have a stable income so that providing for her family’s needs will not be as hard.
Elvie is requesting a loan of PHP15,000, which she will use to buy farm inputs like seeds and fertilizers. She will also buy feed for her pigs.
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.