Leah is a 39-year-old married woman. She has three children, and they live in Ubay, Bohol. Leah has been in the rice farming business with her husband for more than 22 years, and this has been the source of their income.
Leah is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and eventually, their harvest.
In the future, Leah hopes to expand their farm so that it will continue to generate income and profit. Leah also wants to save money so that she can repay her loan on time.
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.