Feliza is from Kinuman Norte, Ozamis City. She is 49 years old and is married and has two children.
To make a living, Feliza owns and operates an agricultural business, raising crops. Feliza has been engaged in her business for over 6 years and earns 8,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) a month from these activities.
In 2010, Feliza joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to gain the ability to engage in business activities. Feliza is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase seedlings, fertilizer, and young seeds to plant. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.