Cesar is a 32-year-old married man from Fatima, Cortes, Bohol. He is a father of a six- year-old son. He has engaged in a hog raising business for the last 2 years. He requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy feed for the hogs and grocery items like canned goods, noodles, seasonings and beverages. Cesar works hard to earn a living. In the future, Cesar would like to open a sari-sari (variety) store to support his family and to save for the education of his son.
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.