Jose is a 54-year-old farmer from Trinidad, Bohol, in the Philippines. He is married and has four adult children.
Jose has been a farmer for a long time, ever since his children were younger. He primarily grows rice crops to sell. He usually earned PHP 3,500 per month from farming.
Jose works hard to sustain his farm. He has requested a loan to purchase fertilizer. He hopes to expand the land that he cultivates in the future.
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.