Romana is 66 years old, married, and has seven adult children. She is from Talibon,Bohol. She engages in the hog raising business, which she has been doing for more than 20 years.
Romana is requesting a loan for 12,000 PHP, which she will use to buy feeds for the pigs to grow healthy. In the future, she would like to expand her hog raising business into a piggery to have a sustainable 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.