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Wilma A. is from the village of Bitibut Sapang Dalaga Misamis Occidental. She is 33 years old, married and has two school-aged children. To make a living, Wilma operates a specialized retail store that sells fish in the local community. Wilma has been engaged in business for over 10 years and earns approximately 15000 PHP a month.

In 2008, Wilma joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Wilma has successfully repaid a previous loan of 30000 PHP from GDMPC to purchase additional inventory. Wilma is requesting a new loan of 50000 PHP to expand her business. This loan will be her fourth from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income.

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.

Additional Information


Gata 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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 359
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,814,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Wilma to invest in expanding the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2010
Aug 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011