Maredel, age 39, is married with two children. She resides in Sinonoc, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. Maredel farms her own rice fields to make a living. She has been this business for more than 15 years. Each month she earns Php 35,000.00. doing this type of work. Maredel has requested a loan amount of Php 50,000.00 which will be to used buy more seedlings and fertilizers for the next planting.
Maredel has been a member of GDMPC for almost one year and this is her first loan. Maredel's future plan is for the education of her two children until college and for their daily needs everyday.
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.