Myrna of Panalsalan, Plaridel helps her family through a furniture making business. She is 60 years old and married with 9 kids, and tries her best to earn on her own. For 10 years, she has managed this business and earns about 4,500 per month. For the time being, she’s in need to buy more bamboo to be used in her business. She joined last 2009 and thanks to GDMPC micro finance for the loan of 5,000 they provided to her. Myrna desires to improve her business in the future.
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.