Ritchel is 34 years old and married with three children. She lives in Tangub City, Philippines. For the past 10 years, Ritchel has owned a plot of farmland where she cultivates bananas to earn a living. She earns 7,000 PHP each month. Ritchel has been a member of the Kiva partner GDMPC for three years.
Ritchel is requesting a 15,500 PHP loan to purchase farm chemicals. In the future, she hopes to save her profits to buy more land.
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.