Erma is a married and has three children. Erma is 50 years old and resides at Gubaan, Aurora. Erma owns and operates a farm, planting & harvesting corn for sale to earn a living and she's been 10 years in this business. Each month, she earns 7,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure. In 2009, Erma joined GDMPC. In the future, Erma 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.