Anecita is from Romarate, Aurora. She is 70 years old. She is married and has 4 children. To make a living, Anecita owns and operates a "sari-sari" or general store. She has been engaged in her business for 9 years and earns 4,000 PHP a month from these activities. In 2008, Anecita joined GDMPC. Anecita is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase new items such as candies, Milo, shampoo, soaps etc. 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.