48-year-old Jocelyn is a married woman from South Cotabato. She has six children, the oldest age 20. She raises ducks for a living. She also runs a small store located at her house. She says that she works hard for her children. She wants to provide them with a proper education so they will have a brighter future.
Jocelyn joined CEVI in 2008 and says that her previous loans were truly helpful to her business and family. She is now requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP, which she will use to buy more ducks and feed. She is hopeful that this loan will help her business a lot.
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.