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This is Eufemio, 40, resident of Silang, Cavite, Philippines. He is married to Josie, a factory worker and mother to their child. Eufemio, together with his wife, manage their own household while operating their business. At this time, he is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

Eufemio operates a piggery. He earns by selling live hogs to meat dealers. Sometimes he has the pigs slaughtered and sold in the market. Aside from this he also operates a jeepney for additional income. His regular customers are his neighbors and the local community. He earns a minimum of Php 1000 in sales every day.

To help him continue operations of his business, he is requesting a Php 20,000 loan. He will be utilizing the loan to buy feeds and additional hogs. He expects a boost in his business income as he expands his business.

Eufemio dreams to give his family a good future. He also dreams that his child will finish his education. He faithfully meets up with his co-fellowship members to share stories of his work every week.

* 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 Micro Finance 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
  • 1489
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,226,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Eufemio to buy feed and hogs needed in his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jul 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012