Jocelyn is a married woman and a mother of four children who are still attending school. She lives in the town of San Miguel, Bohol with her family.
Jocelyn is engaged in retail sales of wood and lumber. She is also engaged in a hog raising business. These are the sources of her income.
Jocelyn is asking for a loan to buy more piglets to raise and animal feed for the pigs. With this, she will be able to grow healthy pigs that she can sell after a few months. Jocelyn wants to improve her business so that it will generate more revenue necessary for the needs of the family, especially 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.