Lucena is from Dinas, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. She is 58 years old. Lucena is married and has nine children. To make a living, Lucena manages a coconut plantation. Lucena been in business for 2 years. In 2008, Lucena joined GDMPC. Lucena 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/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.