Lourdes makes a living planting and harvesting rice crops. She has been a farmer for 30 years. Her husband is also a farmer. They own and till land in Sto. Niño, South Cotabato where they also live. They have 6 children.
Lourdes is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizers, seeds and other farm inputs. She hopes to own a bigger farm in the future.
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.