Crisanta is from Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 46 years old. Crisanta is married and has nine children. To make a living, Crisanta owns and operates a business venture raising pigs for sale. Crisanta been engaged in business for six years and earns PHP 10,000 a month from these activities.
Crisanta is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. In 2006, Crisanta joined GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to make improvements to her house.
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.