Update on StelaStela is 30 years old and lives in Gata Daku, Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. She is now married with 1 child. Stela used her last loan to purchase fertilizers such as manure. Her business has grown and become successful. She's now taking a new loan to purchase additional seeds, seedlings, and young crops to raise. Positively, she hopes to be able to continue to grow her business.
Previous Loan DetailsStela J. is from the village of Gata Daku Clarin Misamis Occidental. She is 29 years old. Stela is single. To make a living, Stela operates a family member's rice farm. Stela has been engaged in her business for over one year and earns approximately 10,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month from it. ... More from Stela's previous loan »
About GDMPCGata 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid