A loan of $250 helped to upgrade his facilities and buy more mineral water for his business.


Richard's story

This is Richard, 35, a resident of Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines. He is married to Analyn, a housewife and the mother of his children. He and his wife manage their own household while operating this business. He is working hard to provide income for his everyday expenses.

Richard operates a mineral water station. He sells mineral water to his retail customers by the container (5 gallons per container) at a profit. His regular customers for his mineral water are his neighbors and the local community. He earns a minimum of 300 PHP in sales every day.

To help him continue operations of his business, he is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan. He will be using the loan to upgrade his facilities and buy more stocks of mineral water to expand capacity. He expects a boost in his business income as he expands his business.

Richard dreams of growing his business in the coming years. He faithfully meets with his co-fellowship members every week to share stories of his work and to 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.



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