This is Rebecca, 56, a resident of Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines. She is single, and she manages her house while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.
Rebecca operates a funeral parlor. She also has a junk shop. She earns a minimum of 70,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) in sales every month.
To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan. She will be utilizing the loan for the operation expenses of her funeral parlor.
Rebecca dreams to be more successful in her business. She meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her life and business every week, and this is where she can also 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.
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.