Willa, a farmer working in Surallah, South Cotabato, primarily grows corn crops to sell. She also raises pigs in her backyard which she sells at the market. A widow who works hard to feed her children and send them to school, Willa plans to use her loan to purchase fertilizers, pig feed, and vitamins.
In the future, she hopes to be a successful businesswoman in order to ensure that her children have bright futures.
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.