Jocelyn is 48 years old, married, and has children. She is a resident of Taguig City, Philippines. She together with her husband manages their household while operating her business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.
Jocelyn operates a room rental business where rooms are leased on a monthly basis. As an additional source of income, she runs a junk shop. She earns a minimum of 10,000 PHP every month.
To help her continue operations of her business, Jocelyn is requesting a loan for 10,000 PHP, which she will use to repair and maintain her rooms for rent. Jocelyn hopes to be able to have her renovation complete soon. She expects a boost in her business income as he expands her business.
Jocelyn faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her work every week and where she can also draw strength and inspiration from God.
* 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 God, build social capital, and repay microfinance loans.
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.