Diosdada is separated and has eight children. She is 51 years old and resides at Segatic Daku, Misamis Occidental: Philippines. Diosdada plants, harvests, and sells bananas to earn a living and she's been in this business for eight years. Each month, she earns 10,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise. In 2011, Diosdada joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, Diosdada wants to make improvements to her house and to improve/expand her business.
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.