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Catalina, a 48-year-old mother of four, lives in Sto. NiƱo, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Norte: Philippines where she has been operating a shoe repair shop to earn a living for 10 years now, each month earning PHP 3,600.

In 2008, Catalina joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation, and is now requesting a loan of PHP 5,000 to purchase shoe materials such as thread, a cutter, etc. Positively, she simply hopes for business improvements.

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
  • 415
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,606,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Catalina to purchase shoe materials such as thread, a cutter, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013