Wenifreda is a 49-year-old farmer from San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines. She is a married woman and has five children. She is a farmer and also has a food vending business selling home cooked snack foods to the people in her area. Her husband works as a carpenter aside from being a farmer. Wenifreda does her best to lend a hand to her husband in meeting the needs of the family especially for the school expenses of their children.
Wenifreda needs a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm and ingredients for her food vending business like flour, sugar, and butter. She wants to save money for the schooling of their children. Wenifreda dreams of experiencing fullness of life together with her family.
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.