Update on NimfaThis is Nimfa. She previously took out a 10,000 PHP loan, which she used for the maintenance of her apartment and to buy a variety of ready-to-wear products. Her earnings were a big help with the education of her children and with their personal, household and business expenditures. She would like to apply for another loan, of 50,000 PHP, to have her apartment repaired and also to buy ready-to-wear products. Her profits from the business will definitely help her to sustain her daily needs and to pay the educational expenses of her children. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart. Nimfa hopes that her business will continue to flourish. She meets every week with her co-fellowship* group members to share stories of her work and to 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 micrfinance loans.
Previous Loan DetailsThis is Nimfa, a 56-year-old resident of Taguig City in the Philippines. She is married to Ruben, a driver, and a mother to their children. Nimfa together with her husband manages their household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for the... More from Nimfa's previous loan »
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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