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A loan of $700 helped to pay for different products to resell.

Soledad's story

This is Soledad, 55, resident of Malibay, Pasay, Philippines. She is married to Alberto, a vendor. She and her husband, manage their household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for her everyday expenses.

Soledad operates a street vending business. She sells cigarettes, candies, balut, quail eggs and crispy fried pork rind. Customers are attracted to buy due to the low selling prices and the many products that she offered. Her regular customers are neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 900 Philippine Pesos (PHP) in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a Php 30,000 loan. She will utilize the loan to buy sells cigarettes, candies, balut, quail eggs and crispy fried pork rind.

Gaudencia dreams to expand her business and to help her family and relatives. She meets up with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her work every week and where she can also 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 Micro Finance loans.

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