A loan of $475 helped to purchase feed for pigs and piglets.


Marcela's story

Marcela S. is a pig farmer. She is 72 years old and has six children. Despite her age, she is still strong and able to run her business. She enjoys raising pigs. Marcela still helps her children and their families: her profit goes toward their needs as well as the educational fees of her grandchildren. She also sells "bibingka" (rice cake) in her village. Bibingka is a very popular Filipino delicacy.

She is asking for a loan of Php 23,000 from CEVI. She will use the loan to expand her business by buying more piglets and more feed as well as improving her pig fence. The loan will help Marcela raise more pigs.

CEVI helps people start and run their own businesses. They provide their clients with credit assistance, training, and insurance coverage to help their businesses grow. Through CEVI’s microfinance efforts, people have the opportunity to better support their families. CEVI has been providing and expanding these services for 10 years.



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