A loan of $500 helped to pay for additional stocks of supplies and products needed in her business.

Leonora's story

This is Leonora, 40, a resident of Manila, Philippines. She is married to Aurelio and a mother to her children. She, together with her husband, manages their own household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.

Leonora operates a small retail business. What she basically does is buy different products from wholesalers and sell them with a little profit. Her products are hair clips, pony tails holders, toothbrushes, combs and other products of the like. Customers are attracted to buy due to the low selling prices and the many options she offers. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 300 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 20,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy additional stock of supplies and products to expand her product inventory. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

Leonora hopes to be able to expand her business in the coming years and dreams to give her children a good and quality education. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her work every week and also 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.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details