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Total loan: $225
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Cheryl

Philippines
Pasay City, Philippines / General Store

A loan of $225 helped to increase inventory.


Cheryl's story

Cheryl A. is a 39-year-old woman from Pasay City. Her husband, Leonardo, 41, drives a pedicab (rickshaw) for a living. They have an only child who is still at home. They live among the city’s poorest communities.

Cheryl has had a small general store for more than two years. She saved most of her earnings until she was able to purchase the pedicab that her husband now uses in his business. Cheryl earns PHP9,000.00 a month. She uses her profits to address daily basic needs.

Cheryl became a member of the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative in 2006. She has applied for a new loan (PHP10,000.00) in order to increase the inventory of groceries for her store.

It has always been her intention to send her child to college. This is why she has been working hard day and night.

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.



Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: September 9, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: September 9, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International