Vivian is from Gala, Ozamiz City. She is 38 years-old and married with 2 children. To make a living, Vivian has cultivated coconuts for 12 years and earns 6,000 PHP a month.
Vivian joined GDMPC in 2008. Vivian is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to fund her children's education.
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.