Haidee, 31 years old, is single. She resides in San Vicente, Tambulig, Zamboanga Del Sur, Philippines. For the past 7 years, Haidee has owned and operated a farm, planting and harvesting rice for sale. She earns PHP 7,000 monthly from this business. Haidee has requested a loan of PHP 18,000 to purchase fertilizers and seedlings for the next cropping. In 2009, Haidee joined GDMPC. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her house and to the family's general living conditions.
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.