Lynnie Marie G. is from the town of Banga. She is 34 years old. Lynnie Marie is married and has 2 children, aged 9 and 2. To make a living, Lynnie Marie owns & operates a business venture in the agriculture sector raising crops. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from planting and harvesting rice for sale. Lynnie also raises pigs at her backyard. She fattens the pigs and sells them to the market.
Lynnie Marie joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Lynnie Marie has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Lynnie Marie is requesting a new loan of 10000 PHP which will be used to purchase farm supplies and pig feed. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.
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.