Marina is a married woman with four children. Marina is 46 years old and resides in Migpange, Bonifacio, Philippines.
Marina owns and operates a business venture, selling seafood products including crabs and shrimp in the local community to earn a living. She has been in this business for 4 years. Each month, she earns 25,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) doing this type of business.
She requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to buy more shrimp to sell. Marina is been a member of GDMPC for 3 years. In the future, Marina wants to build a house and for her children to complete their studies.
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.