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Joel is 38 years old and lives in San Jose, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. He is married with three children.
Joel operates his own jeep for transport to earn a living. He has been engaged in this business for six years. He earns 10,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 40,000 PHP to buy some spare parts for his jeep for repair and maintenance.
Joel has been a member of Kiva partner, GDMPC, for one year. In the future, he hopes to purchase another jeep for transport to earn more money for the education of his children and for the family.


GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has seven branches covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.
GDMPC: people empowering people.

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
  • 412
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,139,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Joel to purchase spare parts for jeepney repair and maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012