Norma is separated and has three children. Norma is 42 years old and lives in the Philippines.
Norma is a farmer and she manages a coconut plantation to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years and every month she earns 4,000 PHP from this work. She has requested a loan of 12,000 PHP to pay for the cost of farm maintenance.
Norma has been a member of GDMPC for four years. In the future, Norma hopes to see her children finish their studies.
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.