Jacinta is a 36-year-old married woman and a mother of four young children from Cortes, Bohol, Philippines. Jacinta earns a living through her hog raising business.
Jacinta works hard so that she will be able to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of their children. Jacinta wants to expand her business but lacks the financial resources to do so. With this, she is applying for a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and feed for the pigs. By doing this, Jacinta will be able to realize her dreams of making her hog raising business successful.
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.