A loan of $325 helped to purchase more groceries.


Jocelyn's story

This is Jocelyn C., a 39-year-old store owner from Pasay City. She lives with her husband, Noel, 42, a computer animator, and their three children, two of whom go to school.

Jocelyn has been running her general store for ten years now, and due to insistent consumer demand, she also started selling electronic load credits for mobile phones. She now earns close to 10,000 PHP a month.

She became a member of the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative in 2002. She is now applying for a loan in the amount of 15,000 PHP for the continuous operation of her business. She will buy a more grocery items and additional refreshments (soft drinks). Some of the funds will be used for her home renovation.

It has been her dream to own a new house and property for her kids.

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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