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Alicia
Alicia S. is from the village of Sto. Niño,Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 41 years old. Alicia is married and has 1 adult-aged child. To make a living, Alicia owns and operates a business venture in the retail sector operating a specialized "sari-sari" retail store. While not the only means of generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from selling daily use products such as shampoo, soap, and toothpaste in the local community. Alicia has been engaged in her business for over 5 years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.


In 2008, Alicia joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Alicia has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from GDMPC. This previous loan was used to purchase new items to expand her product offering. Alicia is requesting a new loan of 12,000 PHP which will be used to expand the business. This loan will be the fourth loan taken out by Alicia from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.


About GDMPC:


GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines.


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Additional Information

About GDMPC

Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 475
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $51,043,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Alicia to expand business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 23, 2009
Listed
Nov 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2010