Simeona is a 44-year-old married woman from Antequera, Bohol. She has three children, ages fourteen, twelve and ten years old. She has been in the hog raising business for three years. She plans to use the loan to buy feed such as hog starter, hog grower mash and hog finisher. Her husband, a security guard, helps finance their daily needs.
Simeona earns six thousand a month by doing the hog raising business. Simeona would like to expand her business to support her family and to send her children to school to have a bright 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.