Anita is 52 years old and a single parent with one child. She is from Calamba, Misamis Occidental. For the past eight years, Anita has run a business cooking and selling food. She earns 6,000 PHP each month and joined GDMP in 2011.
Anita is requesting a 7,000 PHP loan to purchase new equipment and tools to expand her business. She plans to use the additional revenue generated with her loan 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.