A loan of $475 helped to purchase fertilizers.


Ricardo's story

Ricardo is from the village of San Jose, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He is 58 years old. Ricardo is married and has five school-aged children.

To make a living, Ricardo has been planting and harvesting flowers for sale. Ricardo has been engaged in his business for over 21 years and earns approximately 15,000 PHP a month.

In 2010, Ricardo joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and his ability to engage in business activities. Ricardo is requesting a new loan of 20,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizers, such as manure. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative (GDMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative (GDMPC)