Rebecca has a rice farm and piggery. She tills land located in Sto. Niño, South Cotabato, where she also lives with her family. Rebecca grows rice because she said it is always in demand, as it is a basic Filipino food. Rebecca raises pigs in her backyard. She fattens the pigs and sells them at the market. She works hard to support her family. She plans to use her loan to purchase pig feeds, farm fertilizers and herbicides. She hopes to be successful in all her ventures.
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.