A loan of $1,225 helped to pay for additional stocks of supplies and products needed in her business.

Joana's story

This is Joana, 35, a resident of Manila, Philippines. Single, she manages her own business to be able to sustain her everyday expenses.

Joana has a store that offers curtains, bed sheets, blankets and other home trappings. Her store is located in a market where customers can easily see her products. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 200 PHP in sales every day.

To help her continue operation of her business, she is requesting a 50,000 PHP loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more stocks of supplies and products needed in her business. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

Joana dreams to have a good future 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.

* 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 microfinance loans.

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