Update on LiliaLilia has faithfully paid back her previous loan which she used for her business. She has been operating her own “sari-sari” (variety) store for years and she earns well from this. Having a bigger family requires more effort to provide for their needs, especially for her children. She has to work hard, determined to earn a good income to provide her children with a better education.
To improve sales, Lilia would like to apply for a new loan to purchase additional grocery goods to sell. With the PHP 20,000 loan, she could purchase more quantities and varieties of grocery items, toiletries and beverages needed in her business. She sincerely expresses her heartfelt thanks and appreciation for this assistance in advance.
In the future, Lilia hopes that her business will continue to flourish. She wants her family to be always healthy and in good condition. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her life and business every week and also draws strength and inspiration from the fellowship and 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 Micro Finance loans.
Previous Loan DetailsLilia previously accessed a 10,000 PHP loan that she used to purchase more quantities and varieties of grocery items, toiletries and beverages needed in her business. Her earnings were a big help in her personal, household and business expenditures. She would now like to apply for a 12,000 PHP... More from Lilia'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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid