A loan of $125 helped to pay labor costs for harrowing (cultivating) the soil and to purchase fertilizers.

Marites's story

Marites is married and a mother of two school-age children. She is 33 years old and lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Marites is a farmer. She grows and harvests pineapples to earn a living. She sells pineapples by bulk and at retail. She has been doing this for two years. She earns PHP 40,000 twice a year in this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 5,000 from GDMPC to pay the labor costs for soil harrowing (cultivation) and to purchase fertilizers.

Marites has been a member of GDMPC for three months. In the future, Marites hopes to purchase a hectare of land and continue her production to gain more income.

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