This is Jonathan, 36, resident of Tanza, Cavite, Philippines. He is single and he has one child who is now in Grade school. He is working hard to provide for their everyday needs.
Jonathan operates a cellphone and computer repair shop. He offers repair and check-up of all types of cell phones and computer. His shop is located adjacent to his house. His regular customers are his neighbors and the local community. He earns a minimum of 400 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day.
To help him continue operations of his business, he is requesting a Php10, 000 loan. He will be utilizing the loan to buy spare parts and other materials needed in repairing cell phones and computers.
Jonathan dreams that his business will grow bigger and hopes to give his child a good education. He meets up with his co-fellowship members to share stories of his work every week and where he can also 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. The fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build social capital, and pay Micro Finance loans.
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.