Eufemia is a 58-year-old married woman from the town of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. She has a 21-year-old child.
Eufemia is a farmer and has been growing and selling rice for 30 years. With her income from farming, she is able to support her family’s basic needs. Eufemia plans to use her loan to purchase fertilizers, insecticides, and seeds. She hopes to have a better quality of life.
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.