Nicanora is a 55-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has 3 children ages 22, 23 and 25 years old respectively. She raises hogs. She has been raising hogs for more than 10 years now. Aside from hog raising, Nicanora also sells fresh eggs to customers as an additional income.
She requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to buy 20 sacks of hog grower feed and 50 cartoons of egg trays. In the future, Nicanora would like to expand her piggery business in order to provide her family with proper diets and to be able to send her children to college.
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.