Elizabeth is from San Vicente, Tambulig, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 50 years old. Elizabeth is married and has one child. To make a living, Elizabeth plants and harvests rice for sale. Elizabeth been in her business for 22 years and earns 33,000 PHP a month. In 2008, Elizabeth joined GDMPC. Elizabeth is requesting a loan of 50,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. 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.