Zenaida is a 52-year-old married woman from Bunawan, Agusan Del Sur. She has six children, the oldest of whom is 31 years old.
Zenaida is a farmer and primarily grows rice. She has been tilling her land for nine years. Aside from farming, she also raises pigs and manages her own sari-sari store. Zenaida works hard to improve her family's living conditions. She also wants to be able to continue her children's education.
This loan will be used to purchase seeds and fertilizers. She hopes for this loan to help increase her yield and profit.
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.