Alfonsa is 77 years old; she is a widow with six kids and resides at Calabayan, Ozamis City, Philippines. To make a living, Alfonsa raises a garden, and she earns 9,000 Philippines pesos (Php) monthly with this work.
Alfonsa requested a loan of 12,000 Php to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She's been member of GDMPC for four years. In the future, Alfonsa plan to improve their house to live in convenience.
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.