Jinnilyn L. is from the town of Sto. Niño. She is 36 years old. Jinnilyn is married and has four children. Her kids are aged 11, 10, 4 and 3. She and her husband are both farmers. They plant and harvest rice crops for sale. Jinnilyn also acquired piglets she is now raising. She is working hard to help provide for her family and sustain her children's education. She dreams to see them finish college and have bright futures.
Jinnilyn joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Jinnilyn has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Jinnilyn is requesting a new loan of 10,000 Philippines pesos, which will be used to purchase fertilizers, piglets and feeds. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.
Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.