Gina is married with 3 children. She is 42 years old and lives in Calabayan, Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Gina owns and operates a plot of farm land, planting bananas to earn a living. She has been in this business for 3 years and earns 6,000 PHP each month. She requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to purchase farm chemicals.
Gina has been a member of Kiva's partner, GDMPC, since 2009. In the future, Gina hopes to augment her business someday.
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.