Sipping coffee in the lobby of the Metro Centre Hotel, I waited patiently to be greeted by my new co-workers from Community Economic Ventures (CEV) here in Tagbilaran. I assumed I would be easy to spot – lone white guy with luggage – but some 20 minutes past our designated meeting time I started to get worried. As it turns out, they had been doing some worrying of their own while they waited in the opposite lobby just out of sight. We may have started off with a stumble, but otherwise things here are off to a running start.
CEV is headquartered here in Tagbilaran City...Continue Reading >>