Concordia is married with 8 children. Concordia is 55 years of age and she lives in Pulang Yuta, Aurora Zamboanga del Sur. Concordia manages a retail store; she sells a variety of products and has had this business for 10 years. Each month, she earns 3,000 PHP doing this type of work. She has requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar, and coffee. Concordia has been a member of GDMPC for 1 year. In the future, Concordia hopes to 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.