This is Ailyn, 32, a resident of Dasmarinas Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Ronald and a mother to her two children. She and her husband manage their household while operating their business. She works hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.
Ailyn operates a meat stall. They buy meat from suppliers that deliver the meat to respective market stalls. Her products are chicken, pork and meat. There are many patrons who prefer her products since they are assured of its freshness and cleanliness. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 1000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day.
To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy additional supplies of chicken and pork meat needed in her business.
Ailyn hopes to have more customers and dreams that her children will finish their studies. She meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her life and business every week and 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 microfinance loans.
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.