Celsa is from the town of Jagna, Bohol. She is 45 years old, married with five children. Her eldest is 26 and her youngest is one year old. Celsa is engaged in hog raising as her way of helping her husband who is a carpenter. This business started five years ago, earning her 3000 PHP per month. Celsa is asking for a loan to buy feed, piglets and supplements.
It would be an opportunity for her to expand her business with the help of the loan. Celsa hopes to uplift her family's present living conditions with the help of the loan.
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.