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Carlita is a widow who earns a living from weaving lampakanay leaves. After more than six years in this business, she earns well to sustain their living. To add sales, she also buys ready-made or finished products to resell. For this reason, she borrowed a new loan from GDMPC micro credit to buy more lampakanay woven products to sell. In the future, she wants to improve the general living situation of the entire family.

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
  • 364
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Carlita to buy more lampakanay woven products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014