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Marcelina is 59 years old and married with five children. She lives in Mialen, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She's been engaged in a charcoal sales business as a way of gaining an income for 30 years, and she earns 15,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) every month. She has been a member of GDPMC since 2001.

She is now requesting a loan of 22,000 PHP to pay for the labor costs of charcoal making. She hopes to be able to buy an additional hectare of land for her coconut production.

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
  • 861
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,390,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Marcelina to pay for the labor costs of charcoal making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013