Susana is a 38-year-old woman from Talibon, Bohol, Philippines and a mother of three young children. She has been involved in a hog-raising business for about six years now. Her husband is a gasoline boy and does not earn much.
Susana is applying for a loan from CEVI to buy piglets and feed for the hogs that she is raising. With the loan, she will be able to grow healthy pigs thus giving her more opportunity for higher sales. Susana wants to develop and improve her business to augment her income. She believes that you only have to be hardworking in order to succeed in your life.
She only dreams of her family to live in abundance.
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.