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This is Angelina, 38, a resident of Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Norberto, an engineer, and is a mother to her children. She is working hard to continually provide for their everyday expenses. She and her husband are managing their household while operating the business.

Angelina operates a buy and sell business. She sells different laundry and dish washing products. What she basically does is buy her products from wholesalers and then sell them per item for a profit. Customers are attracted to buy due to the low selling prices that she offers. Her regular customers are neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 800 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php10,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy products like dish washing liquid, fabric conditioner, detergent powder and other products for her business.

Angelina dreams of having her own stall for the business and hopes to give her children a good life and a future. She meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her life and business every week and where she can also draw strength and inspiration from the fellowship and 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 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
  • 1103
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,502,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Angelina to pay for products like dishwashing liquid, fabric conditioner, detergent powder and other products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013