Update on RicardoRicardo is from San Jose, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He is 60 years old. Ricardo is married and has five children. He has a farm where he grows a variety of plants. To purchase fertilizer, such as manure, he borrowed an amount of 35,000 from GDMPC micro-credit (which he joined in 2010). Ricardo hopes to invest more in this business in order to generate more income for better living conditions in the future.
Previous Loan DetailsRicardo is from San Jose, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He is 59 years old. Ricardo is married and has five children. Ricardo used his last loan to purchase fertilizers. His business is successful, and he's taking a new loan to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. In the… More from Ricardo'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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