Lydia is a 26-year-old married woman from Trinidad, Bohol, and the mother of two children. She has been engaged in the business of raising hogs for more than eight years. Lydia is applying for a loan to buy more piglets to raise and feed for the pigs. With this loan, she will be able to improve her business, thus augmenting her income and her profits. In the future, Lydia hopes to expand her business and make it a success.
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.