Rowena is a 27-year-old married woman from the town of Surallah, South Cotabato. She has 2 children aged 4 and 9.
Rowena’s husband runs a transport business.
Rowena is in the business of raising hogs. She has a backyard piggery.
She plans to use her loan to buy more piglets and feed. Rowena hopes to expand her business in the 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.