Rochelle raises hogs and grows rice. She is 40 years old and has 2 children. Her business is located in South Cotabato. Because she has limited capital, she joined Community Economic Ventures, Inc. She requested a loan of PHP 15,000. This will be enough to purchase fertilizer and raise more pigs. She manages 1-3/4-hectare (~4.4-acre) rice field. She wants to improve her standard of living and provide for the needs of her family.
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.