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Joy
Joy V. is 37 years old, married to a businessman and has one child who is in high school. She lives with her family in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, where she makes a living by selling rice and running a sari-sari or variety store. Joy is also a community partner in CCT*, where the weekly Bible fellowships and entrepreneurial trainings help compensate for her lack of a formal education. She has been running her business for two years, has one employee and earns about PHP 11,200 a month.

Joy is applying for a loan for PHP 14,000 to buy a commercial space in a densely-populated part of Manila. This will give her a greater opportunity to earn money. In the future, she would like to expand by opening a second location. As a CCT community partner, she faithfully attends the group's weekly fellowship meeting where she can also draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God. The meetings also help her build social capital and pay microfinance loans.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

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.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 965
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,424,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Joy to buy a new commercial space.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 26, 2011
Listed
May 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011