Juana is a 29-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She is the mother of three children, ages 11, 10 and 7. She engages in raising hogs as a business. She has been raising pigs for almost six years. Aside from hog raising, She also grows rice, to obtain additional income. Juana applied for a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy pig feed and the materials needed to build a pig pen. In the future, Juana would like to expand her both business to improve their livelihood.
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.