Update on GeorgeGeorge's previous loan was a big help in his business. He was able to buy more tanks of LPG and gallons of water. He has been in this business for eight years and has already established a name in the community. He and his wife are working hard to provide income for their everyday needs.
George is requesting another loan for 40,000 PHP, which he will use to pay for additional stocks of mineral water and LPG tanks needed in his business. More items to sell will result in better profit. His profits from his business will help him to sustain the family's daily needs and educational expenses of his children.
George hopes for continuous success for his business. He meets with his co-fellowship* members to share stories of his life and business every week and where he 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 pay microfinance loans.
Previous Loan DetailsThis is George. He previously accessed a 20,000 PHP loan that he utilized to purchase additional stock of mineral water and LPG tanks needed in his business. His earnings were a big help for the education of his children and in their personal, house hold and business expenditures. He would li... More from George'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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