Maria Belen is 50 years old and married. She lives in Macabayao, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Maria Belen raises cattle to sell as her source of income. She earns PHP 3,000 every month doing this business. She's engaged in this business for three years.
Maria Belen requested a loan of PHP 6,000 from GDMPC to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.
In 2011, Maria Belen became a member of GDMPC. In the future, she hopes to expand and improve 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.