Dina is a married woman with seven children. Dina is 44 years old and resides at Cabgan, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Dina is operating a fishing business, selling seafood products such as crabs, fish and shrimp in the local community to earn a living. She's been in this business for 10 years. Each month, she earns 8,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase raw materials for the business. Dina has been a member of GDMPC for three years. In the future, Dina wants to expand and improve her business and to finish the studies of her children.
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.