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Marilyn

Update on Marilyn

This is Marilyn, who previously accessed a 20,000 PHP loan, which she used to pay for spare parts, accessories, and maintenance of the tricycle unit. Her earnings were a big help in their personal, household and business expenditures.

She would like to apply for a new loan, in the amount of 25,000 PHP, to pay for spare parts, accessories and maintenance of the tricycle unit. Her profits from her business will definitely help her to sustain the family's daily needs. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.

Marilyn dreams of being able to give her children a good and high-quality education, and hopes to have a good life. She faithfully meets with her co-fellowship members* every week, to share stories of her work 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.

Previous Loan Details

This is Marilyn, 38, resident of Silang, Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Ricardo, a driver, and mother to her children. She and her husband manage their household. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses. Marilyn oversees the operation... More from Marilyn's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

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.

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.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,045,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Marilyn to pay for spare parts, accessories, and maintenance of their tricycle unit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2012
Listed
Dec 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Marilyn. It was first posted on Kiva on Sep, 2012. Learn More