Violeta is from Poblacion 1, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 47 years old, is married, and has four children. Violeta owns and operates a specialized retail store, primarily selling school supplies and food to the local community. She has been engaged in her business for five years and earns 15,000 PHP a month.
Violeta is requesting a loan of 40,500 PHP which will be used to purchase new items to expand her product offering. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and 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.