The Center for Community Transformation, Inc. (CCT) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit organization on February 6, 1992. It was established by a group of development professionals headed by Ms. Ruth S. Callanta who laid the foundation for holistic transformation ministries. CCT started as a research consulting agency that developed program interventions for the poor according to Biblical principles. To date, CCTs’ growth and expansion are seen among the poverty sectors they have been serving for the past several years. CCT continues to test and pilot innovative programs and projects to be implemented in their areas of operations. Its main office is located at 5/F Joshua Center, 1428 Taft Avenue, Ermita, Manila. The organization has 25 regular staff, 16 project-based staff, more than 10,000 volunteers nationwide and 13 members of the Board of Trustees (currently, with 3 vacant positions).
It was first certified for 3 years on April 8, 2010 and which ended on November 5, 2012. First Renewal was certified for 5 years on December 10, 2012 and which ended on November 23, 2017.
Its purposes, among others, are “to see Christ-centered faith communities, where Jesus Christ is honored and worshipped, and where people live with dignity and sufficiency in accordance to God’s plan of a just, humane and caring society; to join the Holy spirit in God’s work of transforming lives and communities; to promote, facilitate, establish models of holistic witness; and to conduct research and serve as a central resource center on effective development strategies”. The foundation’s programs focused on the following areas: 1) Disaster Rehabilitation Program; 2) Savings Program; 3) Community Center Management; 4) Farmers Development Program; 5) Community Servant Leaders Development; 6) Overseas Filipino Workers Program. Geographical scope of area: Nationwide.