Antonia is from Santo Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 47 years old, married and has 5 children.
Antonia owns and operates a general store for a living. She's been engaged in her business for 7 years and earns 4,000 PHP a month. In 2009, Antonia joined GDMPC. Antonia is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar and coffee. 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.