Lourdes is a married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has four grown children and two children under the age of 18. She has been engaged in a piggery business for 10 years now. This is the source of her income.
Lourdes is requesting a loan to buy feed and more piglets. Through this loan, she will be able to raise and sell more pigs and can generate more income. In the future, Lourdes hopes to expand her business. She wants her two youngest children to continue their schooling to have a better future.
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.