Victor is a 53-year-old married man from Trinidad, Bohol. He makes and sells "bahalina" (coconut wine) for a living. Victor has a coconut farm, which is the source of his bahalina. Victor also tills a parcel of land where he grows rice crops.
Victor has requested this loan to purchase fertilizers, bamboo and containers. Victor hopes that through his business, he will be able to provide a better quality of life to his family.
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.