Jocelyn is a 38-year-old married woman and the mother of four school-age children, from San Miguel, Bohol. She is engaged in the business of raising hogs. Jocelyn works hard to earn a living, so that she can help her husband to meet the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of their children. She is asking for a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and feed for the pigs. Jocelyn dreams of making her business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the education of her children.
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.