Fatima is from Poblacion 4, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 46 years old. Fatima is married and has two children.
To earn a living, Fatima makes and sells food such as snack foods and other delicacies in the local community. Fatima has been active in her business for six years and earns 10,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2004, Fatima joined GDMPC. Fatima is requesting a new loan of 18,600 PHP, which she will use to purchase raw ingredients needed to make the products she sells. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.
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.