Teotima is a 51-year-old married woman from Bohol in the Philippines, and a mother of seven children. She has been engaged in a hog raising business for several years now. This is the source of her income.
She is asking for a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and to purchase feeds for the pigs. With this, she will be able to grow healthy pigs. In the future, Teotima hopes to make her business a success and to save money 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.