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This is Rona, 32, a resident of Taguig, Manila. Her husband is Jasper, who works as a driver, and they have three children. They work together to manage their household and generate income for their everyday expenses.

Rona sells shih tzu dogs. Shih tzu are adorable dogs so they are very easy to sell. Her customers are her friends and relatives. Her neighbors and the locals in the community are also attracted to buy.

To help her continue operation of her business, she is requesting a PHP 15 000 loan. She will use the loan to buy dog food and for the dogs’ grooming. She expects a boost in her income as she expands her business. Her earnings would be a big help for the educational expenses of her children.

Rona hopes to give her children a bright future and dreams of expanding her business. She wants a good life and good health for her family. She faithfully attends the weekly fellowship* that allows her to listen to the word of God and have a better relationship not only to God but also to her family and community.

* All CCT community partners / clients are organized into fellowship groups that meet on a weekly basis. A fellowship groupis composed of 15 to 30 community partners. The fellowship groups gather each week to study the Word of God, build socialcapital, and pay Micro Finance loans.

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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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 410
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,913,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rona to pay for food and grooming of her dogs for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013