Hazel is single and she is twenty-one years old. She resides at Sta. Maria, Tangub City, The Philippines. Hazel owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living and she's been two years in this business. Each month, she earns PHP 6,000 doing this type of business.
She has requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase new items to expand the range of products she offers. In 2011, Hazel joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, Hazel wants to save a reserve for emergencies.
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.