Irish, 32 years old, is from Corella, Bohol. She is married and has one son who is 3 years old. Irish works in a pension house while also raising hogs for an income. She is asking for a loan to buy feed, piglets and supplements for her hogs. This will help her to increase the number of hogs that she is raising and be assured that they will grow healthy and profitable in a few months. Her income will be for the family's daily consumption, savings and reinvestment in the same business.
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.