Jessica is a married woman with 2 children. She and her husband are both farmers. They till land in Sto. Niño, South Cotabato, where they also live. The main crop they grow to sell is rice. According to Jessica, they earn about 10000 PHP per month from rice farming.
Jessica has requested this loan to purchase fertilizers, insecticides, and seeds. Jessica hopes that their business will grow bigger.
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.