A loan of $825 helped to purchase charcoal and direct Sslling products.


Rowena's story

Rowena is 43 years old, married, and has children, four of whom attend school. She is a resident of Batasan, Quezon City, Philippines. She and her husband manage their household as they both work hard for their family.

Rowena buys and sells charcoal. She buys big quantities of charcoal and then sells them per plastic or per sack. She also has a direct selling business and electronic loading station for additional income. Her store is located adjacent to her house. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 550 PHP in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, Rowena is requesting a loan for 35,000 PHP, which she will be use to buy more stocks of charcoal and direct selling products. She dreams that her business will grow stronger and hopes to give her children a good life and education.

Basilia 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 God.

* 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 God, build social capital, and repay microfinance loans.



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