Maria is a 43-year-old married woman from Ubay, Bohol. She has three children. The oldest is 23 and the youngest is 17 years old.
She is engaged in the farming business. She grows rice and has been in this business for 23 years now together with her husband. Usually, she earns 3,000 PHP in a month. This is the source of her income.
Maria is requesting for a loan to buy fertilizer. This will be used to make her rice to grow faster. With the help of this loan, she can now provide fertilizer for her rice to create a better harvest.
In the future, Maria hopes 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.