This is Jocelyn U., 44 years old. She lives in Parang, Marikina City, in the eastern side of Metro Manila. She is a single parent to her three children.
Jocelyn has a stall in the Concepcion Public Market. She has been selling fresh dressed chickens since 1983 and earns a monthly net income of P28,000.
Jocelyn needs a loan of P12,000 so she can buy more fresh chicken meat from the poultry farms. She has learned the value of saving money since joining the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative. She saves a lot for the education of her children.
The Center for Community Transformation (CCT) is an organized Christian response against poverty and social injustice. This is carried out through the fusion of social development initiatives and evangelical mission in a uniquely Filipino context. It serves urban and rural poor communities throughout the Philippines, in pursuit of its desire to see changed lives, strong families, and transformed communities centered in the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
CCT is a member of the Five Talents family.
About the Center for Community Transformation
The Center for Community Transformation (CCT) is dedicated to the development of communities and lives via spiritual transformation and access to financial services. CCT offers loan products to address the needs of micro-entrepreneurs in the Philippines. The organization’s loan products include small business, education, and housing loans. CCT utilizes a community-based approach to provide a variety of non-financial services that include training and development programs, clinics, disaster relief operations, a low-cost medicine program, and social service programs. CCT offers a unique “Pavement Dweller” program designed to provide food, housing, and job training. CCT also provides education support services to the poorest groups in the Philippines. Find more information about CCT on their website or join their lending team.