Cela is from Katipunan, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. She is 22 years old, married and has two children. To make a living, Cela manages a gardening business and been two years in this work. She usually gets 4,000 PHP per month from these activities.
In 2011, Cela joined Kiva partner, GDMPC. Cela is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise. 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.