Jessica is a 32-year-old, married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three children, ages 12 years old, 13 years old, and 11 months old.
Jessica engages in an animal-raising business. She raises and sells hogs and cows. She has been raising hogs and cows for almost five years.
Aside from animal-raising, she does food-vending. She sells rice cakes to augment her income.
Jessica requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy an additional cow and feed and more ingredients for her food-vending business, like flour, sugar, and rice.
In the future, Jessica hopes to improve her living conditions and to provide her children with a quality education.
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.