Andrea is married and has six children. She is 42 years old and lives in Carangan, Ozamis City.
Andrea sells cooked sweet corn to earn a living and she has been in business for one year. Andrea earns 4,000 PHP each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan of 6,000 PHP in order to purchase additional young corn to sell.
Andrea has been a member of GDMPC since 2007. In the future, Andrea 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.