Aiza is from Lapinig, Kapatagan. She is 26 years old and single. To make a living, she manages a fish pond where she raises fish to sell. She has been in her business for 2 years and earns 20,000 PHP a month from these activities.
Aiza joined GDMPC in 2007. She is requesting a loan of 40,000 PHP which will be used to buy additional fish to raise. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.