A loan of $200 helped to purchase more items to sell.


Linda's story

Linda A. is a 56-year-old general store owner from Iba, Silang, Cavite. Her husband Merlito, 52, is a fisherman. They have four children; one is in high school and three are in grade school.

Linda owns a general store which has been around for five years. Through the years, her general store has grown steadily. She now earns a net income of close to $110 a month. She uses her profits to support her children’s education and to pay for their daily needs.

She is now on her third loan cycle with the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Credit Cooperative. She has recently applied for a new loan amounting to 9,000 PHP. She will use the fund to purchase more items to sell at her general store. Linda dreams of enlarging her general store into a big grocery store someday.



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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