Elvie is a married woman with seven children. Elvie is 36 years old. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Elvie owns and operates a farm, planting & harvesting rice to sale to earn a living and she's been in this business for two years. Each month, she earns 2,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure.
In 2011, Elvie joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, she wants 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.