Josefina is a 43-year-old mother of five children, ages 8 to 18. They live in San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines. She is currently in a hog raising business to earn an income for her family. She works hard in her business hoping that it could help her sustain the needs of her family, especially her children.
Presently, Josefina needs additional capital of 3,000 PHP to buy another piglet and hog feed for her piggery business. She is certain that through this loan she can further maintain and improve her livelihood. She is looking for a better future for her business, and she hopes that one day it could house more hogs for a bigger profit. With the income from the business, she can provide a better future for her children, as well as a healthy diet for her 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.