Conducting Impact Assessment to Understand How Microfinance Can Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan2014
Community Economic Ventures Inc. (CEVI) is a non-stock, nonprofit microfinance organization and the Philippine arm of VisionFund International (VFI) and World Vision. CEVI has operated for the past 13 years in the Philippines as a key economic development partner to the poor by providing micro-credit, -savings, and -insurance to clients and in areas that the formal financial sector does not reach. VisionFund (VF) improves the lives of children in the developing world by offering small loans and other financial services to families living in poverty. Student intern Saranya Chongrungruang conducted an impact assessment to investigate how the organization could use microfinance to help vicims of Typhoon Haiyan.