Margie is from Rizal, Jimenez. She is 42 years old. Margie is married and has six children. To make a living, Margie is raising pigs for sale. She has been engaged in this business for nine years and earns 2,000 PHP a month. In 2008, Margie joined GDMPC. Margie is requesting a loan of 2,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase feed. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her business.
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.