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Total loan: $225
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A loan of $225 helped tp pay for grocery items, toiletries and beverages needed in her business.


Luzviminda's story

This is Luzviminda, a resident of Payatas, Philippines. She is married to Marion and they have children. She and her husband manage their household while operating the business. She is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

Luzviminda operates a variety store. In the Philippines, a variety store is a retail store that sells inexpensive items, often with a single price for all items in the store. It is the place to go to buy one sachet of shampoo, a PHP 5-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.

Luzviminda is requesting a PHP 9,000 loan to help her continue in the operation of her business. She will use the loan to buy groceries, toiletries and beverages to expand her product inventory.

Luzviminda hopes that her business will grow and dreams of having her own lot with a title. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members every week to share stories of her life and business and to also draw strength and inspiration from the fellowship and 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 microfinance loans.



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International