A loan of $625 helped additional capital for her fresh meat vending business.


Clarita's story

This is Clarita A., a 42-year-old fresh meat vendor from Silang, Cavite. She has three children, all attending school. She is married to Lysander, an architect.

Clarita has a meat shop in a nearby market. She sells fresh beef and pork meat. Her business is fairly new – she just started it last year, almost simultaneous with her joining the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative. Over time, her meat shop has grown steadily to where her hands are always full handling orders and tending to buyer, so she decided to hire two assistants. She is now making at least PHP 25,000 a month. Her profits help her to send her kids to school.

She is now on her seventh loan cycle with the cooperative. She is in need of a loan in the amount of PHP 29,000 as additional capital. Clarita wishes to have her house renovated 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.



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