Glenda is 39 years old and married. She is from Capucao, Ozamis City. She has two grown children who have helped her in taking care of their cassava and coconuts.
Glenda has been in business for 19 years and earns PHP 11,000 a month. In 2007, Glenda joined GDMPC. She has requested a loan of PHP 12,000 to purchase fertilizer and help with weeding costs. She hopes for a bountiful harvest and to expand her cultivated area.
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.