Bienvinida is a 51-year-old farmer from Ubay, Bohol. She has been engaged in rice farming business together with her husband for more than 10 years now.
Bienvinida works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of her children. Bienvinida is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, she and her husband will be able to grow and produce a good harvest from the farm.
In the future, Bienvinida hopes to expand her family business in the future. She also wants to save money to reinvest in that business.
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.