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Ma. Fe
Ma. Fe E. is from the village of Bobongan, Ramon Agsaysay, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 41 years old, married, and has four school-aged children. To make a living, Ma. Fe owns and operates a manufacturing business. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from manufacturing and selling weaved native mats to local businesses and community members. Ma. Fe has been engaged in her business for over three years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP a month.

In 2011, Ma. Fe joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase raw materials to manufacture additional products. This loan will be her first loan 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. It has seven branches covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherpeople, and small entrepreneurs.

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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
  • 1163
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,649,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Ma. Fe to purchase raw materials to manufacture weaved native mats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 14, 2011
Listed
Apr 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011