Arlyn, 40, is married and has two children. She resides in Curvada, Tukuran. Arlyn owns and operate a farm, planting and harvesting rice for sale to earn a living. She's been in this business for 19 years. Each month, she earns 10,000 PHP. She requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. In 2008, Arlyn joined GDMPC. Arlyn wants to make improvements to her house and 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.