A loan of $1,200 helped to buy onions, garlic, carrots, potatoes and cabbage.

Luzviminda's story

Luzviminda is a 58-year-old resident of Manila, Philippines. She is a widow and mother to her children. She, together with her children, manages their own household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to provide income for their everyday expenses.

Luzviminda operates a retail business selling different vegetables. She sells it in the vendors in the market. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 2,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day. To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a loan of 50,000 PHP. She will be utilizing the loan to buy sacks of onions, garlic, carrots, potatoes, and cabbage.

Luzviminda dreams that her business will continue to grow and hopes that her family will always be in good health. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her work every week and to 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 repay microfinance loans.

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