Nenita's main source of income comes from planting and harvesting rice for sale. She is 58 years old, married and has three children. She is from Panay Daku, Clarin and been 30 years in farming, earning an amount of 35,000 PHP a month.
Just this year, Nenita joined GDMPC. Nenita is requesting a loan of 35,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.