Nethale is married with three children. She is 40 years old and lives in Prenza, Tangub City. Nethale owns and operates a plot of farmland where she plants bananas to earn a living. She has been in this business for 10 years and earns 3,000 PHP each month. She requested a loan of 6,000 PHP to purchase farm chemicals. Nethale has been a member of Kiva's partner, GDMPC, since 2011. In the future, Nethale's plan is to save her returns in order to buy another plot of farmland.
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.