A loan of $700 helped to buy groceries, toiletries, beverages, and other products to add to her inventory.


Liza's story

Liza operates a variety store business to earn an income. She has operated her business for the past 10 years. She is very thankful for the financial assistance extended to her through her previous Kiva loan, which allowed her to buy the products she needed for her store. The increased profits enabled her to send her child to school and to better support her family's everyday expenses. She and her husband both work hard to provide for the family's needs.

Liza would like to apply for a new loan in the amount of PhP 30,000. She will use her loan funds to buy groceries, toiletries, beverages, and other products to add to her inventory. She feels that the more items displayed at the store, the better. Offering a greater variety and quantity of items will result in better profits, and these will help sustain her family’s daily requirements and support the educational expenses of her child. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.

Liza dreams of the continued success of her business and is motivated by the desire to make her family happy. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her life and business every week as well as 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 micro-finance loans.



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