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Ponciana is from Santa Cruz, Tangub City. She is 62 years old. Ponciana is married and has two adult-aged children.

To make a living, Ponciana owns and operates a business venture in the services sector, providing sewing services to local community members. She has been in her business for 20 years and earns 3,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Ponciana joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Ponciana is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional equipment and tools such as needles and thread. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.

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
  • 2085
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ponciana to purchase additional equipment and tools such as needles and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012