A loan of $675 helped to pay for more gallons of mineral water to expand her product inventory.


Josefina's story

This is Josefina, 54, resident of Batasan, Quezon City, Philippines. She is a mother to her four 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 her everyday expenses.

Josefina is a mineral water distributor. What she basically does is buy mineral water in containers from wholesalers and sells them per container (5 gallons per container) for a profit. Her regular customers of her mineral water are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of PHP 500 in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 28,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more containers of mineral water to expand her product inventory.

Josefina hopes to have a store expansion and dreams to have a secure future. She meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and where he can also draw strength and inspiration 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 Micro Finance loans.



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