Cendirella is a 36-year-old, married mother of four children. She is living in Macabayao, Jimenez, Mis. Occ., Philippines, where her wide array of banana & eggplant production is located. She has been cultivating this land since she was 32 years of age until the present time. She normally receives PHP 2,500 a month.
In 2010, Cendirella joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of PHP 5,000 to purchase fertilizers such as manure to increase production. When the crop gets realized, the revenue from it will be allotted to expanding the business area to earn more income and to cover her daily needs.
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.