Melanie is a married woman and a mother of three young children from Ubay, Bohol. She has a business growing different kinds of crops like rice and bananas. Her husband works as a fisherman.
Melanie needs a loan to buy fuel for her boat and fertilizer and pesticides for her farm.
In the future, Melanie wants to expand her family's businesses and save money for the schooling of her children.
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.