42-year-old Marcelina J. is a married woman who mothers eight children. Together with her husband, she ventured into a fish-vending and hog-raising business. Out of it were they able to build a small house and send their children to school. According to her, CEVI has played a big role in what they have achieved in life now.
Marcelina requested a loan of Php 15,000 to purchase additional pigs. She is hopeful that this loan will help her in maintaining their family 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.