Myrna is 59 years old and a married woman. She lives in Surallah, South Cotabato, with her family. She is engaged in farming. She grows rice to sell to the people in her community. She also opened a sari-sari (variety) store five years ago. She sells various products such as sugar and noodles.
Myrna has requested a loan to purchase fertilizers and seeds. She wants her businesses 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.