Arlene is a 31-year-old married woman and mother of two young children from Ubay, Bohol. She has been engaged in hog raising business for more than 3 years now. Arlene is asking for a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and feed for the pigs. In the future, she hopes to make her business a success. Moreover, she also wants 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.