Evelyn is a 55-year-old married woman. She lives in the community of Sto. Nino South Cotabato. Her husband is a farmer in their community. She and her husband till their small rice farm in order to be earn money to support their family. The average income from her business is PHP 20,000, per harvest. Evelyn also raises pigs to fatten and sell.
With the loan coming from Community Economic Ventures Inc. she can buy fertilizers, seeds and insecticides.
In the future, Evelyn hopes to have a bigger farm and more profit for her family.
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.