Elisa is thirty-one years old. She is a married woman with a five-year-old child. Her husband works as a farmer and "habal-habal" (motorcycle taxi) driver.
Elisa has been in the business of raising hogs for two years. She earns 10,000 PHP per month doing this business. She plans to use her loan to purchase additional piglets and feed. Elisa is hoping this loan will help to improve her business. She also hopes to elevate the standard of living of her family.
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.