A loan of $125 helped to purchase additional VITA PLUS herbal capsules.


Anita's story

Anita T. is from the village of Calaran in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She is 63 years old. Anita is married and has 1 adult child. To make a living, Anita sells herbal medicine in the local community. Anita has been engaged in her business for over 6 years and earns approximately 1,500 PHP a month from these activities. In 2009, Anita joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Anita is requesting a new loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase more VITA PLUS herbal capsules. This loan will be Anita's first loan from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's living conditions. About GDMPC: GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three units offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.



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