A loan of $175 helped to purchase raw materials (old newspapers, adhesives, urethane paint).

Marivic's story

Marivic O., 41, is a mother of three children and wife to Flaviano, 49, a maintenance worker. Marivic and Flaviano live in Camia St., Malaria St., Caloocan City.

Marivic has been creative since she was a child and now has a business making bags and baskets out of folded newspapers and magazines. She buys old newspapers from neighbors in her community. Through this recycling crafts production, she earns a daily income of 200 Philippine pesos (approximately $4).

She joined CCT in 2006 and is currently on her third loan cycle. She will use this loan to purchase raw materials for her crafts such as glue, strings and varnish. She looks forward to sharing her acquired talent with other women entrepreneurs in her community.

CCT is a Filipino family-oriented and Bible-centered development organization that provides and creates equal business opportunities for small-scale Filipino entrepreneurs through loans and social interventions.

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