Conchita is married and has two children. She is 57 years old and resides at Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines.
Conchita owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living and she's been two years in this business. Each month, she earns 3,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional products to sell.
In 2009, Conchita joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and 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.