Rusell Ann is married with no children. She is 32 years old and lives in Poblacion 3, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. For four years she has owned and managed a general store. Each month, she earns about PHP 10,500. She has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase new items such as candies, milo, shampoo, soaps, etc.. She has been a member of GDMPC for three years. In the future, Rusell Ann hopes to improve 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.