Juditha is from Kinangay Sur, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 68 years old, widowed and has five children. To make a living, Juditha owns and operates a business retail store. Juditha has been engaged in her business for 7 years and earns 10,000 PHP a month from these activities. In 2003, Juditha joined GDMPC. Juditha is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase new items such as candies, milo, shampoo, soaps, etc. 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.