Total loan: $250


Cainta, Rizal, Calabarzon, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to pay for ingredients for peanut butter like peanuts, oil, sugar, and dairy cream, and also gas and bottles.

Conchita's story

Conchita is a 60-year-old mother and micro-entrepreneur from Cainta, Rizal, Philippines. She is married to Virgilio, who works as a teacher. They have children, some are whom are still studying.

Conchita makes peanut butter to sell. She also sells processed and frozen products, and she operates a house rental for added income.

She is glad to know that there are organizations that can help her to improve her business. She would like to acquire a loan that will be used to buy ingredients for peanut butter like peanuts, oil, sugar, and dairy cream, as well as gas and bottles. Her loan will also be helpful in her other ventures. She hopes that her business will become more established and dreams that her children will finish college.

Conchita is a member of the Center for Community Transformation, and she meets weekly with her fellowship partners to share her life’s testimony and business experience with her fellowship members. She also draws strength and inspiration from the fellowship and listening to the Word of God. A fellowship group is composed of 15 to 20 members. The fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build social relationships among partners, and repay micro-finance loans.