Gaudisa is a married woman. She is 30 years old and resides in Calamba, Misamis, Occidental, Philippines.
Gaudisa owns and operates a farm where she plants and harvests bananas to sell to earn a living. She has been in this business for three years. Each month, she earns PHP 25,000 doing this type of work. She requested a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase fertilizer such as manure. Gaudisa has been a member of GDMPC since 2010. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her house and to help 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.