A loan of $350 helped to purchase fertilizer such as manure.


Jonna Mae's story

Jonna Mae L. P. is from the town of Sta. Josefa. She is 24 years old, is married, and has a 3-year-old child.

Jonna Mae owns and operates a business planting and harvesting rice for sale. She has been engaged in her business for over three years now.

Jonna Mae joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI.

Jonna Mae is requesting a new loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizer such as manure. This loan will be her sixth from CEVI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to start up a sari-sari store.

About CEVI: Community Economic Ventures, Inc (CEVI) has increased its portfolio significantly over the recent years. Based in Bohol, they have numerous branches throughout the Philippines. In 2009, CEVI was awarded a CGAP silver award for transparency in social performance monitoring.

CEVI not only provides credit for its clients but additionally savings, insurance, and training are provided through regular cluster group meetings.

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