Fe is a 67-year-old married woman with 8 children. She is a farmer working in the town of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. Fe helps her husband plant rice crops on their land. She also raises pigs to fatten and sell. Fe works hard to help improve her family's living situation. She applied for a loan to purchase fertilizers, seeds and other farm materials. Fe hopes this loan will help increase their harvest.
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.