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Mary Grace
This is Mary Grace, 34, a resident of Malibay, Pasay, Philippines. She is single and she works hard to provide for her everyday needs and expenses.
Mary Grace offers massage. She already has regular customers in her community and they just contact her when they need her. She does home service. She earns a minimum of PHP 600 in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 15,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy oil, towel, lotion and other stuff that she needs. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

Mary Grace dreams to have her own parlor and hopes that her nieces and nephews will finish their studies. 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 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 repay Micro Finance loans.

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.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 282
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,225,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mary Grace to pay for things needed in massage like oil, towel, lotion and other stuff that she needs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 5, 2013
Listed
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 20, 2013