Jenalyn C. owns and manages a sari-sari (general) store in Trinidad, Bohol. She is 23 years old and married, with a 1-year-old child. Jenalyn sells rice, soft drinks, noodles and many other products at her store.
Jenalyn joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Jenalyn has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. She is requesting a new loan of 10000 PHP to be used to purchase additional products to sell. Her goals are to help provide for her family and to save for her child's future.
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.