Irenea is a 57-year-old woman from the town of Getafe, Bohol. She is married with two children, ages 17 and 14 years old. Her husband is a farmer.
She engages in farming. She toils the land and grows rice. Her business started 10 years ago. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizers and medicines, to continue her livelihood activity and augment her income.
In the future, she hopes to expand her farming business and increase the business profitability for her children’s education.
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.