Manuela is a 46-year-old woman from Trinidad, Bohol. She is married with one daughter who is 22 years old. Manuela has been engaged in hog raising for 15 years now. She works hard on her business to make it profitable. She is asking for a loan to buy a piglet, hog feed and rice for consumption. She plans to make her piggery business bigger so that she can save enough for old age and reinvest 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.