Ruth Chan is married woman who has three children. She is 32 years old, and lives in Kapalaran, Tambulig.
Ruth Chan raises rice for sale, and she's been in this business for 7 years. Each month, she earns PHP 11,000 doing this type of work.
She requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase fertilizer and seedlings for the next crop. In 2010, Ruth Chan joined GDMPC.
In the future, Ruth Chan wants to make improvements to her house, and to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.