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Procesa
This is Procesa, 49, resident of Manila, Philippines. Her husband is Jesus, her business partner. Procesa is a mother to her four children. She, together with her husband, manages their household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to provide continuous income for her everyday expenses.

Procesa operates a tailoring business. She mainly offers lace, curtains, and other home items. Seasonal demands for clothing like uniforms and such are met all year round. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of PHP 1000 in sales every day

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a loan of 50,000 PHP. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more raw materials like fabric, thread, and other items needed in her business. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

Procesa hopes her business grows and dreams of being able to give her family a good future through all of her hard work with her business. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and to draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God she studies.

All CCT community partners/clients are organized into fellowship groups that meet on a weekly basis. A fellowship group is composed of 15 to 30 community partners. The fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build social capital, and pay microfinance loans.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1499
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,196,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Procesa to pay for raw materials needed in her tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 3, 2012
Listed
May 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2012