Update on EricThis is Eric. His previous loan was a big help in his business. He was able to buy new spare parts for his three-wheeled motorcycle.
Eric has been in the motorcycle transport business for twelve years now. This business provides the income for his family, and it has helped them a lot financially.
Eric would like to apply for another 8,000 PHP loan to buy spare parts, maintain his motorcycle, and buy some equipment for his repair shop. His profits will help him to sustain his family's daily needs and pay the educational expenses of his children. He looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in his heart.
Eric dreams of giving his children a good quality education and hopes for good health for his family. Every week, he faithfully meets up with his co-fellowship* members to share stories of his life and business and draw strength and inspiration from studying the Word of 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 the Word of God, build social capital, and repay Micro Finance loans.
Previous Loan DetailsThis is Eric. He previously accessed a 10,000 PHP loan that he used to buy spare parts and accessories for, and pay for the maintenance of, his tricycle. His earnings assisted with the education of his children and their personal, household, and business expenditures. He would like to apply f... More from Eric'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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