About Us

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. Read some client success stories.

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 Core Values

"We Follow Jesus Christ"
But Remember the Lord your God for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirm this covenant which He swore to your forefathers,as it is today (Deuteronomy 8:18)

"We are Committed Servants"
"Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to share" (Proverbs 20:13)

"We are Family Centered"
A man should provide for his family (1 Timothy 5:8)

"We are Stewards"
Men are only stewards of God's resources who are expected to face the master on the day of the reckoning (Luke 19:11-12)

"We are Productive"
Hard work brings profity, but mere talk leads only to poverty (Proverbs 14:23)