Clarecil is from Camanga, Tukuran Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 29 years old. Clarecil is married and has three children. Clarecil owns and operates a farm. The farm's main source of income comes from planting & harvesting a variety of vegetables to sell, like "eggplant and squash". Clarecil has been in her business for 7 years and earns 3,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month from the business.
In 2009, Clarecil joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business. Clarecil is now requesting from GDMPC, a loan of 6,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to further expand it.
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.