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Elenita is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 37 years old, married, and has four children.

To make a living, Elenita owns and operates a retail store selling daily use products in the local community. She has been in her business for four years and earns 7,000 PHP per month. In 2008, Elenita joined Kiva partner GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Elenita is requesting a new loan of 17,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's general living conditions.

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
  • 1858
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Elinita to purchase additional products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012