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Jonard M., from the village of D'ban Calamba Mismais Occidental, is 36 years old, married, and has one school-aged child. To make a living, Jonard owns and operates a service-based business providing repair services to local community members. Engaged in his business for over six years, he earns approximately 10000 PHP a month.

In 2008, Jonard joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Having repaid his previous loan of 17000 PHP from GDMPC that was used to purchase materials needed to expand services provided, he is now requesting his fourth loan of 17000 PHP to purchase materials needed to provide service. Jonard plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.

About GDMPC:

GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three unit offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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Additional Information


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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 673
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,141,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jonard to purchase materials needed to provide service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011