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Aileen
This is Aileen, 42, a resident of Silang, Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Teddy and mother to their children. She, together with her husband and children, manages their own household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

Aileen operates a food processing business. She earns by selling her goods to her neighbors and to suppliers. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of Php 400 in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 14,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy additional processed and frozen meat products to expand her product inventory.

Aileen dreams that her business will continue grow and hopes that her children will finish their studies. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her work every week and 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
  • 270
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,160,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Aileen to pay for additional processed and frozen meat products needed in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 17, 2013
Listed
May 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013