Total loan: $775


Caloocan City, NCR, Philippines / Retail

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A loan helped Additional capital for cosmetics and general store.

Beatriz's story

Beatriz C. is a 54-year-old mother of two, the eldest of which is already working and the other is still in grade school. Her husband Eduardo, 51, is a family driver. They live in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City. Beatriz owns a general store located in their house. She is also into the popular direct selling of cosmetic products and apparel offered by prominent brands (Personal Collection, Avon, Sarah Lee, etc.). She also sells electronic load credits for mobile phones. With all these combined, she earns at least P8,000.00 a month. She is now on her 14th loan cycle with the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative. She applied for a P35,000.00 loan with the cooperative to purchase more cosmetic products for her clients. She will also use portions of the fund as additional capital for her store. Beatriz hopes to establish her own cosmetics outlet soon. About CCT The Center for Community Transformation (CCT) is an organized Christian response against poverty and social injustice. This is carried out through the fusion of social development initiatives and evangelical mission in a uniquely Filipino context. It serves urban and rural poor communities throughout the Philippines, in pursuit of its desire to see changed lives, strong families, and transformed communities centered in the Lordship of Jesus Christ. CCT is a member of the Five Talents family.