Juditha is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 36 years old, married and has 3 children. To make a living, Juditha owns and operates a business venture providing transportation services to local community members. Juditha has been engaged in her business for 6 years and earns 6,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2008, Juditha joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Juditha is requesting a new loan of 11,700 PHP which will be used to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.