A loan of $550 helped to invest in expanding her business.


Evangeline's story

Evangeline O. lives in Taboc Sur Oroquieta City. She is 48 years old, married and has three school-aged children. For the last 10 years, she has made a living by fishing. She earns about 4,200 PHP a month from her work. In 2010, Evangeline joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her life and ability to engage in business. She has applied for a loan, her first, for 25,000 PHP to invest in expanding the business. GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. *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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