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Yolanda

Update on Yolanda

Yolanda is very thankful for the financial help extended to her. She is using her loans as additional capital for her business. She is selling different kinds of fruits and vegetables. Her income from business is helping send her children to school and is assisting their everyday household expenditures.

She would like to apply for another 50,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) loan for her to purchase more fruits and vegetables needed in her business. Her profits from business will definitely help her to sustain her daily needs and the educational expenses of her children. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.

Yolanda dreams to put up another branch and hopes that her family will always be in good health. Every week, she meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her life and business and draw strength and inspiration from her studies of the Word of God.


* All CCT community partners and clients are organized into fellowship groups that meet on a weekly basis. A fellowship group is composed of 15 to 30 community partners. Fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build social capital, and repay microfinance loans.

Previous Loan Details

This is Yolanda. Her previous loan was a big help in her business. She was able to buy more fruits and vegetables needed in her business. Her business has been running for three years now and it keeps on growing. She sells carrots, bananas, squash, eggplant, potatoes, cabbage, papayas, mangoes an... More from Yolanda's previous loan »

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.

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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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 316
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,185,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Yolanda to pay for more fruit and vegetables needed in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 22, 2013
Listed
Sep 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 18, 2014