A loan of $875 helped to buy more mangoes.


Jessica's story

This is Jessica, 38, and a resident of Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. She is married to Samuel, a vendor, and a mother to their 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 their everyday expenses.

Jessica sells mangoes. She has a little cart that she uses to roam around their community to sell them. There are also times especially at night where she just stays in one location and can wait for customers. She also sells soft brooms. She earns a minimum of Php400 in sales every day.
To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 35, 000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more mangoes. She will also use the loan to buy soft brooms.

Jessica hopes to expand her business and dreams that her children will finish their studies. She faithfully meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and where she can 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 pay Micro Finance loans.



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