Ma Fe is 43 years old and married with three children aged 7, 13 and 18.
She is a farmer in the town of Banga, South Cotabato where she grows rice and raises pigs and ducks. She does all this to help provide for her family and pay for her children's education.
This loan will be used to purchase sacks of fertilizer and farm equipment. Ma Fe hopes to increase her income and be better able to pay her children's tuition fees.
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.