Angelita, 62, is married with five children and resides in Sibutad, Zamboanga del Norte. She owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living. She's been in this business for four years and each month, she earns 7,000 PHP from the business.
Angelita has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar and coffee. She joined GDMPC in 2011. In the future, Angelita wants to build a house and to ensure her children finish their studies.
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.