George is a 40-year-old entrepreneur from South Cotabato, Philippines. He is married to Annie and they have three children. His eldest is nine years-old. He has a lot of dreams for his children and his priority right now is their education. He works hard to be able to send them to school and also provide for their household needs.
He hopes that his hog-raising business will grow and that he will have a stable income. He has applied for a loan of Php 10,000 from Kiva partner CEVI to have financial assistance for his business. He plans to buy feed and additional piglets.
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.