Puperta is from Bobongan, Ramon Magsaysay. She is 57 years old, married and has 2 children. To make a living, Puperta owns and operates a manufacturing business. Puperta has been engaged in her business for 9 years and earns 4,000 a month for these activities. In 2009, Puperta joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of 5,000 which will be used to purchase raw materials to manufacture new products and to pay for labor costs. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's general living conditions.
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.