Total loan: $900


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Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Agriculture

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A loan helped to pay for labor employed in post-harvest handling of her coconuts.

Maria's story

Maria is from Gango, Ozamis City. She is 50 years old, married and has four children. Maria raises coconut. During harvests, she will produce copra and then sell it. The coconut shells will be used in making charcoal. She has been engaged in her business for 15 years and earns 8,000 PHP a month. Maria joined GDMPC in 2010. Maria is requesting a loan of 36,500 PHP, which will be used to pay for labor employed in post-harvest handling. She plans to use the additional revenue generated by using the loan, to improve the general living conditions of her family.