Sergia is a 53-year-old vegetable farmer from San Miguel, Bohol. She has been in the vegetable farming business form more than 20 years now. This is the source of her income.
Sergia is asking for a loan to buy more vegetable seedlings, fertilizers, and pesticides for the farm. With this, she will be able to improve her farm and her harvest, thus allowing her to sell more to the market.
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.