Virginia is a 32 year old from Talibon, Bohol. She is married and has three children ages 1, 12 and 13. Virginia operates a Sari-sari store and raises hogs for a living. This business started five years ago. She is asking for a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy feed for her hogs.
With available stock of feed, she can be assured of their healthy growth and a profitable business in four months. Her income is primarily used for family daily consumption and school fees.
She hopes to continue sending her children to school.
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.