Mary Jane is a farmer from Trinidad, Bohol. She is a married woman and the mother of four children. Mary Jane has been in this business for more than three years now, and it is the source of her income.
Mary Jane works hard to support her husband in providing for the needs of their family. She is asking for a loan to buy seedlings, fertilizer, and pesticides for the farm. With these inputs, she hopes to be able to improve the productivity of her farm thus augmenting her harvest and yield. In the future, Mary Jane hopes to make her farming business successful and sustainable. Furthermore, she wants to save money for the education of her children.
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.