Rowena is married with two children. Rowena is thirty years old and lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Rowena is a farmer and she produces coconuts to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years and every month she earns PHP 1,000 from this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 3,000 to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise.
Rowena has been a member of GDMPC for a year. In the future, Rowena hopes to support her children to 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.