Jopeth is a young farmer (21 years old), living in the town of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. He is still single and is helping his family financially.
Jopeth is a farmer and pig-grower. He plants and harvests rice crops that he sells to the market. The pigs he grows are for fattening and sale.
Jopeth desires his business to grow. He requested for a loan of 15,000 Philippines pesos (PHP), which he will use to purchase piglets, feed, and farm fertilizers. Jopeth is also saving for his future.
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.