Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Merlinda is 48 years old from Tinaclaan, Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. She is married with 2 children. Merlinda owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting bananas and coconuts for a living. She has been in business for 10 years and earns 10,000 PHP per month.

In 2008, Merlinda joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Merlinda is requesting a loan of 23,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated with this loan to Increase the income of her farm.

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
  • 418
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Merlinda to purchase fertilizer such as manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013