A loan of $800 helped to pay for feed and additional hogs needed in her business.

Maricho's story

Maricho is a hardworking entrepreneur from Sara, Iloilo. She is 41 years old and has one child. Together with her husband, she breeds and raises pigs to provide income for their everyday needs and expenditures.

She earns by selling live hogs to meat dealers. Sometimes they have the pigs slaughtered and sold in the market. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She also retails rice within her community. She earns a minimum of 10,000 PHP in sales every month.

Maricho is taking out a 35,000 PHP loan to buy additional hogs and feed. She will be utilizing the loan to buy products and other materials which are necessary to increase her inventory.

Maricho hopes to improve the quality of her business and service. She dreams of giving her child a better life in the future. She meets up with her co-fellowship* members to share stories of her life and business every week and draw strength and inspiration from the fellowship and 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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