Luz is married and a mother of three children. She is 55 years old and lives in Mangga, Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. Luz makes and sells bags to earn a living and has had this business for 15 years. She earns 5,500 PHP each month doing this type of work.
Luz has requested a loan of 8,600 PHP from GDMPC to purchase materials for making bags. Luz is a new member of GDMPC. In the future, she hopes to 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.