Veronica is from Maquilao, Tangub City. She is 45 years old. Veronica is married and has three children. To make a living, she manages a fishing business. She has been in her business for 15 years and earns 6,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month from these activities.
In 2009, Veronica joined GDMPC. Veronica is requesting a loan of 22,000 PHP which will be used to repair fishing materials. 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.