Erna is 41-years-old and is a married woman with 3 children. The oldest child is 16-years-old.
Erna is in the business of raising hogs. She earns about 6000 PHP from this business. Erna also runs a small sari-sari store business. She sells items like vinegar, soy sauce and canned goods to the people in her community. Erna has requested this loan to buy pig feed and more items to sell such as canned goods and noodles. She hopes for her business to progress. She also hopes to be able to sustain her children's education.
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.