Vergilia is a married woman with 2 children, ages 18 and 17. Her husband works as a driver.
Vergilia has been in the business of raising hogs for more than 6 years. She earns 6000 PHP per month raising and selling pigs. Vergilia works hard to sustain her children's education. She requested a loan to purchase pig feeds. Vergilia 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.