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Purreh L. is from the village of Butuay, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 56 years old. Purreh is widowed and has 2 adult children. To make a living, Purreh owns & operates a business making & selling food, primarily preparing and selling cooked food for daily meals. Purreh has been engaged in her business for over 30 years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2008, Purreh joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Purreh has successfully repaid a previous loan of 7,000 PHP from GDMPC. This previous loan was used to provide additional capital for her business. Purreh is requesting a new loan of 7000 PHP which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. This will be the third loan taken out by Purreh from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.

About GDMPC:

GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three units offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolks 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
  • 974
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,408,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Purreh to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 1, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011