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Total loan: $1,150
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Marilyn


A loan of $1,150 helped To pay for ready-to-wear products and merchandise items like polo shirts for men and women and shirts to expand her product inventory.


Marilyn's story

This is Marilyn, 32, resident of Cabrera, Pasay, Philippines. She is married to Razel and they have children. She, together with her husband, manages their household while operating the business. She works hard to provide income for their everyday expenses.

Marilyn operates the buy and sell business of her family. What she basically does is buy general merchandise from wholesalers, and then sell them with a little profit. Her products are men and women’s clothes and other products of the like. Customers are attracted to buy due to the low selling prices and the many options she offered. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of 300 PHP in sales every day.

To help her continue operations of her business, she is requesting a PHP 50,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy ready-to-wear products and merchandise items like polo shirts for men and women and shirts to expand her product inventory.

Marilyn dreams to have her own stall in the market and hopes to have their own house. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her life and business 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 repay Micro Finance loans.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative, a partner of HOPE International