A loan of $250 helped to purchase additional grocery stock and soft drinks to sell.


Arlene's story

Arlene owns and operates a small sari-sari store at home and sells assorted food items. She is 39 years old and lives in Carmen Annex, Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. She is married and has three grown children. Arlene has been in this business for over three years. She earns approximately PHP 10,000.00 each month from this business.

Arlene has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP from GDMPC to purchase additional grocery stock and soft drinks to sell. She has been a member of GDMPC for one year. In the future, Arlene hopes to expand her business and earn more income for the education of her children.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 23, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative (GDMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 23, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative (GDMPC)