Dorcas is a 43-year-old married woman with 4 children. Her oldest child is 24 years old. Dorcas and her husband both work as farmers. They cultivate the land where they grow rice crops. Dorcas has been in the rice farming business for 26 years.
Dorcas has requested this loan to purchase fertilizers, herbicides and other farm inputs. Dorcas hopes for their business to grow. She also hopes for her children to finish their schooling and be successful.
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.