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Elvie
This is Elvie, 43, a resident of Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines. She is a mother to her six children. She, together with her chidren, manages their household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.

Elvie operates a shoe and umbrella-repair shop. Her shop is located adjacent to her house. Her regular customers are in the local community. She earns a minimum of 350 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales daily.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 8,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy raw materials needed in her business. She expects a boost in income as she expands her business.

Elvie hopes her business grows and dreams to be able to give her children a good and high quality education through all her hard work on her business. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and 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 repay 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
  • 1502
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,173,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Elvie to pay for raw materials needed in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 23, 2012
Listed
Sep 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013