Eulogia P. is from the city of Maquilao Tangub. She is 56 years old. Eulogia is widowed and has 3 adult children. To make a living, Eulogia owns & operates a business venture in the services sector running a service-based business.
While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from providing sewing services in the local community. Eulogia has been engaged in her business for over 1 year and earns approximately 1000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2010, Eulogia joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Eulogia has successfully repaid a previous loan of 3000 PHP from GDMPC.
Eulogia is requesting a new loan of 6000 PHP, which will be used to purchase materials needed to expand services provided. This loan will be the third loan taken out by Eulogia from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three units offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.
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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.