Diega is a 59-year-old single woman from Sikatuna, Bohol. She has been raising pigs for 2 years. Diega built her own backyard piggery where she raises her pigs. She sells her pigs at her town's market and earns about 7,000 PHP per month. She also tills a small parcel of land where she grows rice crops.
Diega has requested this loan to purchase pig feeds, fertilizers and materials for the piggery. She hopes for her business to grow. She also hopes to build a better house.
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.