Concepcion, who is single, is 58 years old and resides at Tabuan, Tukuran. Concepcion owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living. She's been in this business for 17 years. Each month, she earns 5,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP, to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar and coffee to resell. Concepcion joined GDMPC in 2010. She wants to build a house in the future, and wants her children to finish their studies.
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.