About Us

We are an institution that is making a difference in our client's life.

Welcome to CEVI Website!

Who We Are

Community Economic Ventures, (A Microfinance NGO) Inc. (CEVI) was conceptualized in 1998 in Bohol, Philippines to provide support to the need for livelihood among families covered by the Area Development Program of World Vision Development Foundation (WVDF). CEVI started as a micro-enterprise development program that aims to offer more dynamic and sustainable projects. In 2000, CEVI was registered as a non-stock, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO). CEVI is a Christian organization, which integrates values formation in its provision of financial and technical assistance to micro-entrepreneur engaged in trading, manufacturing, agriculture and service-type businesses.

CEVI’s social mission is to “serve the economically active poor by providing appropriate and quality microfinance products and services to help their business grow.” By providing better alternatives to access credit, build up capital, micro-insurance and savings, in addition to extending consultancy services and trainings (Credit Plus Education Program), CEVI has helped transform the lives of thousands of families.

Our Vision

"People experiencing fullness of life."

Our Mission

"As a sustainable microfinance institution, we follow Jesus Christ in promoting transformation in the lives of poor families and communities through the provision of appropriate microfinance services with values formation, training and consultancy."

Our Social Mission

"Serve the economically active poor by providing appropriate & quality microfinance products & services to help their business."

Our History

It didn't begin with a "big bang". The start wasn't quite promising. But its God-given mandate took it to great heights. The Community Economic Ventures (CEVI) now continuously soars as a microfinance institute towards the realization of its vision: "People experiencing fullnes of life."

1998

Started with 47 Clients and 2 Volunteer Staff with Php 255,000 initial Portfolio

Formulated CEV Concept as MED Program: Separate, Specialized, Sustainable, Steward, Significant

2000

CEV Registered with Security and Exchange Commission as non-stock, non-profit organization focused on microfinance

2001

Implementation of Approved 5-yr USAID-WVUS Matching Grant Program<

2002

Member of the Microfinance Council of the Philippines (MCPI)

2018

Amended its name to Community Economic Ventures, (A Microfinance NGO) Inc

Accredited by the Microfinance NGO Regulatory Council

SMART Certified (Client Protection Certification)