Lolita is 59 years old, married with four children and she's from Inasagan, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. Lolita owns and operates a business venture, a gardening business, to earn a living. Lolita has been gardening for 4 years and she earns 4,000 PHP a month. In 2009, Lolita joined GDMPC. Lolita is requesting a loan of 6,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. Lolita wants to improve/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.