Update on AlmaAlma is married with seven children. Alma is 42 years old, residing in Malaubang, Ozamis City, Philippines.
Alma has spent seven years in her business venture of selling snack foods like banana cue to earn a living. Aside from vending, she also manages seaweed cultures, planting and harvesting seaweed to sell. Recently, she borrowed an amount of 9,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit to purchase seedlings and twine for the seaweed cultures.
In the future, Alma wants to improve her house and see her children finish their studies.
Previous Loan DetailsAlma is married with seven children. Alma is 41 years old, residing at Malaubang, Ozamis City, Philippines. Alma has spent seven years in her business venture of selling snack foods like banana cue to earn a living. Each month, she earns 8,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a... More from Alma'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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