Monina is 51 years old and married with four children. She is from Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. Monina has been in business for 33 years, and she earns 18920 PHP a month. Monina joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Monina is requesting a loan of 30000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional products to sell. This will be the 11th loan taken out by Monina from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.