Ethel is 61 years old and is married with four children. She lives in Carmen Annex, Ozamis City.
For the past seven years, Ethel has run a retail store for a living. She earns PHP 4,000 each month.
Ethel joined GDMPC in 2007. Ethel is requesting a loan of PHP 5,400 to purchase new items such as candies, milo, shampoo, soaps etc. She will use the additional revenue generated from her loan to save as a reserve for emergencies.
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.