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Total loan: $750
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A loan of $750 helped to buy groceries, toiletries, and beverages with which to expand her product inventory.


Liza's story

Liza, age 55, operates a variety store. In the Philippines, a variety store is basically a small convenience store, which retails groceries, toiletries, and beverages piecemeal to the local neighborhood. It is the place to go to buy one sachet of shampoo, a Php5-worth of cooking oil, or an egg. She earns by getting supplies at wholesale prices and selling by the piece. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of PhP 500 in sales every day.

Liza and her husband Reynaldo live in Intramuros, Manila, with their children. She and Reynaldo manage their household while operating the business. Liza is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 30,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy groceries, toiletries, and beverages with which to expand her product inventory. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

Liza dreams of offering her children a good, high quality education and hopes to expand her business 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 to 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

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International