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This is Marivic O., 31, resident of Dasmariñas, Cavite, the Philippines. She is married to Ramil O.. They are blessed in their marriage with good health and strong physiques, enough for them to work hard and prepare for their future together.

Marivic operates a general merchandise store. She sells not only the usual groceries, toiletries and beverages, but also Liquefied Petroleum Gas for fuel. She also offers printing services in their little store. Marivic’s store is located adjacent to her house. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of PHP 200 in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 29,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more quantities of products like more LPG. She also will replenish her printing supplies. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business. She has been a member of Center for Community Transformation for 3 years now, and regularly attends fellowship meetings.*

Marivic hopes to be successful in life through her business.

*All CCT community partners/clients are organized into fellowship groups that meet on a weekly basis. A fellowship group is composed of 15 to 30 community partners. The fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build social capital, and pay microfinance loans.

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About the Center for Community Transformation

The Center for Community Transformation (CCT) is dedicated to the development of communities and lives via spiritual transformation and access to financial services. CCT offers loan products to address the needs of micro-entrepreneurs in the Philippines. The organization’s loan products include small business, education, and housing loans. CCT utilizes a community-based approach to provide a variety of non-financial services that include training and development programs, clinics, disaster relief operations, a low-cost medicine program, and social service programs. CCT offers a unique “Pavement Dweller” program designed to provide food, housing, and job training. CCT also provides education support services to the poorest groups in the Philippines. Find more information about CCT on their website or join their lending team.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 485
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,648,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Marivic to buy more products, such as LPG (gas) to sell. She also will replenish her printing supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 16, 2010