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This is Angelina, 43, resident of Silang, Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Salvador, a mason, and they have children. She, together with her husband, manages their own household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.

Angelina operates a video/karaoke shop. She provides a place in her house to be used by customers who want to rent the video/karaoke machine. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of Php500 in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php33,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to pay for the maintenance of her video/karaoke machine.

Angelina dreams to expand her business and hopes to have a good life. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her work 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 pay Micro Finance loans.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 727
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,194,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Angelina to pay for the maintenance of her video/karaoke machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013