A loan of $400 helped to buy more groceries to sell.


Deonila's story

Deonila G. lives with her husband, Genaro, and their six children in Tala, Caloocan City. She is 59 years old.

Deonila has been in business for fifteen years already. She manages her own sari-sari (general) store located at their house. On a daily basis, she makes P1,300. She saves most of her profits to answer for their basic daily needs.

Last year, Deonila came to know about the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative and eventually became a member. She enjoys attending its weekly meetings for women entrepreneurs. Deonila has applied for a new loan with the cooperative in the amount of P18,000 as additional capital for her store. This will be her 6th loan.


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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