Petronilla is from Bobongan, Ramon Magsaysay. She is 49 years old, married, and has four children. To make a living, Petronilla owns and operates a manufacturing business. She has been engaged in her business for three years and earns PHP 3,000 a month for these activities.
Recently, Petronilla joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of PHP 4,000, which will be used to purchase raw materials to manufacture new products and to pay for the labor cost.
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.