A loan of $250 helped to pay for fabric, cloth, thread and other materials needed in his business.

William's story

This is William, 56. He is a resident of Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines. He is married to Soledad and is a father to their children. He and his wife manage their household while operating the business. At this time, he is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

William operates a tailoring business. He mainly offers curtains, bedsheets, blankets and other home trappings. Seasonal demands for clothing like uniforms and such are available all year round. He also does repairs and alterations. His regular customers are his neighbors and the local community. He earns a minimum of 500 PHP (Philippines pesos) in sales every day.

To help him continue operations of his business, he is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan. He will be utilizing the loan to buy more quantities of raw materials like fabric, thread and other items needed in his business.

William hopes that his business will grow larger and dreams to give his family a good life. He meets up with his co-fellowship* members to share stories of his life and business every week and draw strength and inspiration from the fellowship and 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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