Ma. Beverly is a 40-year-old married woman from Ubay, Bohol. She has three children who range in age from 12 to 18 years old. She earns a living by farming. Ma. Beverly has been in this business for five years and currently grows rice. Her husband is also a farmer. She is requesting a loan buy fertilizer and seedlings. This will make her crops grow faster and allow her to earn more income. Her goal for the future is to expand her 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.