Update on Mary JaneThis is Mary Jane. She previously obtained an 10,000 PHP loan that she used to purchase quantities of raw materials like fabric and thread and other materials needed in her business of making rugs. Her earnings were a big help for the education of her children and in their personal household expenses and in buying more quantities of raw materials.
She would like to apply for another 12,000 PHP loan to buy additional supplies of raw materials needed in her business. Her profits from business will definitely help her to sustain her daily needs and educational expenses of her children. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.
Mary Jane hopes to grow her business in the coming years. She dreams of giving her family a good future through all her hard work on her business. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of their 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 every week. 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.
Previous Loan DetailsThis is Mary Jane, 44, resident of Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines. She a widow and a mother of eight children, two of whom are already working while the others are still in school. At this time, she is working hard to be able to send her remaining children all the way through college. This is a... More from Mary Jane's previous loan »
About the Center for Community TransformationThe 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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