Marciana is a widow who has 2 children. Marciana is 58 years old and resides in Gango, Ozamis City. Marciana cultivates a garden area where she plants vegetables and root crops which she sells to earn a living, and she's been in this business for 3 years. Each month, she earns 3,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds and fertilizer. Recently, Marciana joined GDMPC. In the future, Marciana wants to make improvements to her house and 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.