A loan of $350 helped to purchase fertilizer and pig feed.


Vuffie's story

Vuffie is 35 years old and married with three children who are two, four and 14. She lives in the town of Surallah, South Cotabato with her family. Vuffie is described as friendly by her neighbors and friends. She is a rice farmer and hog-grower and earns money by selling harvested rice and fattened pigs. Vuffie works hard to sustain her family and to be able to extend help to her friends also.

Vuffie is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP from CEVI to purchase fertilizer and pig feed. She hopes to have a stable business and says that receiving this loan would help her immensely.


About CEVI:

Community Economic Ventures, Inc (CEVI) has increased its portfolio significantly over the recent years. Based in Bohol, they have numerous branches throughout the Philippines. In 2009, CEVI was awarded a CGAP silver award for transparency in social performance monitoring. CEVI not only provides credit for its clients but additionally savings, insurance, and training which are provided through regular cluster group meetings.

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