Erlinda is a 66-year-old married woman and the mother of two grown children. She lives with her family in Loon, Bohol, in the Philippines. Erlinda has been engaged in a hog-raising business for more than 15 years now.
Erlinda is asking for a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and feed for the pigs. With this loan, she will be able to improve her business as well as her income. In the future, Erlinda hopes to make her business a success and sustainable.
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.