Valentina lives in Jagna, Bohol with her family. She is 44 years old, with four children ages five to ten. For eight years now, she has been raising hogs to help augment the income for her family. She is asking for a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy feed, supplements and piglets.
The loan is her hope so she can sustain her business while also providing for her family.
She hopes to be more successful in her business. In the future, she plans to make a bigger piggery and raise more sows for more piglets.
Valentina's income will be for her children's education and family consumption.
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.