Update on AldaAlda helps her husband operate a farm, where they grow and harvest bananas, coconuts and vegetables. Her husband works as a security guard during the week and on their farm on weekends. Alda has earned a good income from the farm for many years to provide for her family. She wants to improve the farm to ensure a better source of income in the future.
Alda currently took out a new loan to buy organic fertilizer to boost the farm. She wants to improve the entire family's general living conditions.
Previous Loan DetailsAlda is a 51-year-old married woman with two children. She lives in Clarin Misamis Occidental. To earn a living, she owns and operates an agriculture business. She plants and harvests vegetables for sale in the local community while her husband works as a security guard. In 2009, she joined… More from Alda'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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