Update on ErnestoErnesto's previous loan was a big help in his business, for he was able to buy all the needed grocery items for his variety store. It also helped in the education of his children. In this business for more than five years now, he and his wife work to continuously provide for their everyday expenses.
Ernesto is requesting a new loan for 20,000 PHP to buy groceries, toiletries, beverages and other products to add to his inventory. The more items displayed in the store, the better. More items to sell will result in better profits, profits that will definitely help to sustain the family's daily needs. He looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in his heart.
Ernesto dreams that his business will grow bigger, and he hopes to give his children a good life and education. He meets up with his co-fellowship* members to share stories of his work every week and draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God he 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 who gather each week to study the Word of God, build social capital, and repay micro finance loans.
Previous Loan DetailsThis is Ernesto. He previously accessed an 18,000 PHP loan that he utilized to purchase larger quantities and varieties of grocery items, toiletries and beverages needed in his business. His earnings were a big help in his family’s personal, house hold and business expenditures. He would like… More from Ernesto's previous loan »
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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 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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