Maria Fe is from Dela Paz, Clarin. She is 50 years old. Maria Fe is widowed and has three children. To make a living, Maria Fe has owned and operated a transportation service for seven years. She earns 10,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2005, Maria Fe joined GDMPC. Maria Fe is requesting a loan of 19,800 PHP, which will be used to repair an existing vehicle so it gives better service. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.