Pablita is a 47 year old married woman from the town of Loon, Bohol in the Philippines. She has three children ages 17, 15 and 13. Pablita earns a living through her hog raising business and food vending business. She sells home cooked snack foods to the people in her village. Pablita is asking for a loan to buy additional ingredients for her food vending business like sugar, banana, flour, cooking oil and feed for the pigs.
In the future, Pablita hopes to make her business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children and to repay her loan on time.
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.