Aurelia is a 63-year-old married woman from Loboc, Bohol. She has two grown children, ages 36 and 32, both males. She has been engaged in a hog-raising or piggery business for three years now. This is the source of her income. Her monthly income is 5,000 Philippine pesos (PHP). Her husband is a Barangay Kagawad (village councilor) in their town.
Aurelia is requesting a loan to buy piglets to be raised in her home. By the use of this loan, she can earn more income when she sells them if there is a buyer.
Aurelia dreams to expand her business in the future and become a successful businesswoman.
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.