Grace is 26 years old. She is married with four children and resides at Lapasan, Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Grace operates a fishing business, raising and selling seafood products, including crab, fish, and shrimp, in the local community to earn a living. She has been in this business for five years. Each month, she earns 5,000 PHP doing this type of business.
Grace has requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase feed for the fish. Grace has been a member of GDMPC since 2010. In the future, she wants to save money as a reserve for any emergencies with her children.
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.