Lucina is 42 years old and is a married woman with two children aged 16 and 10. She and her husband are both farmers. They primarily grow rice crops to sell. Lucina's husband mainly manages their rice farm, while Lucina raises pigs to help augment their income.
Lucina's loan will be used to buy fertilizers and feeds. She hopes to be able to sustain her children's education.
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.