Tissie is married and a mother of four adult children. She is 54 years old and lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Tissie has a retail shop at home to earn a living. She is engaged in selling different food items like food in pouches, candies, biscuits and canned goods in the local community. She has been running her business for ten years. She earns a total monthly of PHP 4,000.00 from this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 10,000.00 at GDMPC to purchase rice and corn grain to sell.
Tissie has been member of GDMPC for two years. In the future,Tissie hopes to expand her business and earn more income.
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.