Lupena is a farmer from Bohol, Philippines. She is a married woman and a mother of eight children.
Lupena is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer, and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve her farm and eventually her harvest.
In the future, Lupena hopes to expand her farming business and save money for the educational expenses 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.