A loan of $200 helped to pay for raw materials needed in her business.


Elvie's story

This is Elvie, 43, a resident of Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines. She is a mother to her six children. She, together with her chidren, manages their household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.

Elvie operates a shoe and umbrella-repair shop. Her shop is located adjacent to her house. Her regular customers are in the local community. She earns a minimum of 350 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales daily.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 8,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy raw materials needed in her business. She expects a boost in income as she expands her business.

Elvie hopes her business grows and dreams to be able to give her children a good and high quality education through all her hard work on her business. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God she studies.

* 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 repay Micro Finance loans.



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