A loan of $250 helped to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers.

Susan's story

50-year-old Susan is from the town of Banga. She is married and has 4 children. Susan owns & operates an agricultural business, planting and harvesting rice for sale. She also runs a sari-sari (variety) store.

Susan 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. Susan is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to support her family.

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 which are provided through regular cluster group meetings.

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