A loan of $525 helped expansion of an office supplies store and photocopying center.


Teresita's story

Teresita B. manages a photocopying service center. She also sells school and office supplies plus electronic load credits for mobile phones. Teresita is a 52-year-old woman living in Soldiers Hills, Caloocan City. Her husband, Fernando, 51, is a technician. They have two adult children. Teresita has been in her business for ten years. She earns 16,000 PHP net income per month (especially on school days).


Teresita became a member of the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative in 2006. Her place of business is located near a marketplace and transport terminal, but it’s too small. She has been planning to expand it. She applied for a loan of 24,000 PHP to undertake repairs to her shop and to restock school and office supplies to sell.


About CCT:
The Center for Community Transformation (CCT) is an organized Christian response to poverty and social injustice. It is carried out through a fusion of social development initiatives and an evangelical mission in a uniquely Filipino context. CCT 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.



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