Antonieta is from Gata Diot, Clarin. She is 50 years old. Antonieta is widowed and has 4 children. To make a living, Antonieta owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. Antonieta has been engaged in her business for 11 years and earns PHP 11,000 a month for these activities.
In 2007, Antonieta joined GDMPC. Antonieta is requesting a loan of PHP 35,000 which will be used to purchase additional products such as canned goods, noodles, sugar and coffee. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the 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.