Leofe is 30 years old and lives in Resthouse, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Leofe is married and has 3 children. She plants, harvests and sells corn to earn a living and she's been in this business for 5 years. Each month, she earns 10,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure. In 2011, Leofe joined GDMPC. In the future, she wants 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.