37-year-old Rose is engaged in rice farming in her native town of Trinidad, Bohol. She is married and her husband is a driver. She is motivated to work hard because of her three children ages 5-10. She is asking for a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy fertilizer for her farm and food for her family. Rose can only hope that she will be successful in raising her children specially in giving them a proper education.
In the future, she hopes to have other business opportunities so she will earn a better income.
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.