Vivigyn is married and a mother of three dependents. She is 45 years old and lives in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Vivigyn cultivates flowers to sell to earn a living. She has been in this business for 10 years. She earns PHP 5,000 each month from this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 8,000 from GDMPC to purchase fertilizers such as manure. Vivigyn became a member of GDMPC in 2011. In the future, Vivigyn hopes to purchase equipment to use in her flower production.
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.