Cresencia is a 49-year-old married woman from Antequera, Bohol. She has two children. The oldest child is twenty while the youngest is six years old.
Cresencia raises hogs. She has been in the hog raising business for ten years. Her husband is a carpenter. She is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy additional piglets and feed. She would like to expand her business by investing to other ventures to support her family and to save for the schooling of her children.
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.