Ligaya is from Kinuman, Ozamis City. She is 33 years old. Ligaya is married and has 3 children. To make a living, she plants, harvests and sells coconuts. For 3 years, Ligaya has worked at this business, and she gets about 3,000 PHP a month for these activities. She is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise.
In 2011, Ligaya joined GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and 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.