Jeanna is 43 years old and married with four children. She is from Camanga, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. To make a living, Jeanna has owned and operated a fishing business for six years and she earns 8,000 PHP a month. Jeanna joined GDMPC in 2011 to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to raise. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her 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.