Victoria is a 53-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three grown children. She is engaged in farming. She tills the soil and grows rice as a source of her livelihood. Aside from farming, she also raises pigs to augment her income. She has been farming rice for more than 10 years now.
Victoria requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy fertilizer and additional pigs to expand her business. In the future, Victoria hopes that she will be successful in both businesses for the improvement of their livelihood status.
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.