This is Remy, 37, resident of Batasan, Philippines. He is married to Jesselyn, a businesswoman, and a father to his children. Together with his wife, he manages their household while operating a business. At this time, he is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.
Remy operates a market stall. He sells fruits and vegetables in the community market. He buys quantities of fruits and vegetables and sells by the kilo. His regular customers are his neighbors and the local community. He earns a minimum of 500 Philippine pesos (PHP) in sales every day.
To help continue operations of his business, he is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan. He will be utilizing the loan to buy more fruits and vegetables to expand his product inventory. He expects a boost in his business income as he expands his business.
Remy dreams of having his own house and a good future through all his hard work on his business. He faithfully meets up with his co-fellowship members to share stories of his work every week. This is where he can also draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God he 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 pay microfinance loans.
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.