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Jelisa

Update on Jelisa

Jelisa previously accessed a 50,000 PHP loan that she used to purchase quantities of raw materials like fabric, thread and other materials needed in her business. Her earnings were a big help in their personal, household and business expenditures.

She would like to apply for another 50,000 PHP loan to buy additional supplies of raw materials like fabric, cloth, thread, needles, and other materials needed in her business. Her profits from business will definitely help her to sustain her daily needs. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.

Jelisa hopes to have another stall for her business and dreams of having an apartment for additional income. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of their lives and business every week. There she can also draw strength and inspiration from the fellowship and from the Word of God she studies.

* All CCT community partners/clients are organized into fellowship groups that meet weekly. 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.

Previous Loan Details

This is Jelisa, 51, a resident of Silang, Cavite, in the Philippines. She is single, and she manages her house while operating her business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses. Jelisa operates a tailoring business. She mainly offers curtai... More from Jelisa's previous loan »

Additional 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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1493
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,200,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Jelisa to pay for fabric, thread, needles, and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 7, 2014
Listed
Mar 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014