Maria is a 42-year-old, married woman, and the mother of six children. She is a farmer and has been in the rice farming business, together with her husband, for more than 10 years. This is the source of their income.
Maria is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm. In the future, Maria and her husband will be able to improve their farm and their harvest.
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.