A loan of $450 helped to pay for fertilizer and farm inputs for her business.

Bella's story

This is Bella, 59, a resident of Silang, Cavite, Philippines. She is married to Celso who works as a school guard and is a mother to her 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 their everyday expenses.

Bella operates a pineapple growing farm. She grows pineapple on their farm located in Cavite. It is in the high lands where it is suited to growing pineapple. She sells her product to markets and fruit stores that she regularly supplies and to the local community. She earns a minimum of PHP 1000 in sales every week.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 20,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy fertilizer and farm inputs for her business. Part of the loan will go to the maintenance of her farm.

Bella hopes that her farm will continue to flourish and dreams of always being in good health. 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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