Julieta D. is a 50-year-old pig grower from Banga, South Cotabato City. She has three children and a big dream to succeed in her business. She wants her children to finish a college degree. Through this, she believes, her children will get a stable, high paying job in the future.
She started her business with one sow. She tried her best to make it big. CEVI helped her to get started with her business. She is happy with that, because finally, she is able to contribute well to the family income. Her husband has just retired from his work. They now work together, and they work very hard to address the needs of their family.
Julieta is requesting a loan from CEVI to purchase feed for the pigs. She will also use the loan to add more piglets. Through this loan, she believes that she will be able to improve her business. This loan will help her to expand her business and earn a much bigger profit for her family.
CEVI helps Julieta sustains her business. CEVI has provided Julieta with credit assistance, training, and insurance coverage.
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.