Now in sixth grade, Rico continues to be part of the VOH family. He excels academically, and is a talented artist, dancer and a promising football player. Confident in his identity, he trusts God’s promises for him and looks forward to living out his full potential.
Amelita has big dreams for her children. She continues to work hard for her family and trusts in God that she will succeed, holding on to His promise in Psalm 37:3—“Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.”
Patricia today has three boats and nine workers. She also sews nets. She still has problems—but her story proves that victory is not the absence of trials. It is how you win your battles by having faith in God.
God gave Elias and Jacqueline, in parallel, the strength to leave their vices. Today, Bible studies give them spiritual support, and CCMC’s work ethics have made them excel in their respective workplaces.
“Without Jesus, my life had no direction. I was never content. With God, I have a great Friend I can lean on when life’s challenges put me down.”
“My life changed since I surrendered my life to Christ,” Lorry testifies . Her children also changed. They are now more loving and respectful, regularly attending Sunday church services. She says, “I thank God for CCT because my children now know the Lord. We face the future with a greater sense of security.”
Emily now operates business outlets of the curtain business in Quezon and San Pablo City. She also purchased a delivery van that serves clients in Cavite, Laguna and Rizal. The business keeps expanding. Banks are now offering loans to Emily when, just four years ago, she was blacklisted. Truly for Emily, God’s ways are wonderful!
Joy and Frankie acquired a house through the government’s housing program. Joy thanks God that her little boy will never have to live on the streets the way she and Frankie did.
They found comfort in discipleship. With business loans, they were able to pay suppliers and recover. They started a “church in the home” now closely attended by 50 members.
Until now and for almost 25 years, our fellowship group in Tondo still remains. People come and go but there are still few of us there who are pioneer members. The key is “we didn’t stop” but pressed ourselves to become more actively involved in CCT.