Vibian is a married woman who has two children. She is 40 years old, and resides in Taguitic, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte: Philippines.
Vibian owns and operates a business venture, making and selling nipa huts to local businesses and community members, and she's been in this business for three years. Each month, she earns 3,500 Philippines pesos (PHP) doing this type of business.
She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase raw materials in making nipa huts. Vibian has been a member of GDMPC for almost a year. In the future, Vibian wants to make improvements of her house and to finish the education 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.