Alfonsa is from Maquilao, Tangub City. She is 43 years old. Alfonsa is married and has three children.
Alfonsa buys and sells mangos for a living. Alfonsa been in business for five years and earns 5,000 PHP a month from these activities.
In 2010, Alfonsa joined GDMPC. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to obtain more fruit to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.
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.