Jinky is a 41-year-old married woman from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has two grown children. She has a RTW (Ready to Wear) business. She sells shorts, blouses, pants and shirts. She has been in this business for 10 years.
Jinky requested a loan of 16,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) to buy more RTW pants, shirts, blouses and shorts to meet the needs of her customers. In the future, Jinky would like to expand her business to support her family and have a sustainable livelihood.
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.