Emerita is from Panay, Daku, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 43 years old. Emerita is married and has 5 children. To make a living, she owns & operates a transportation services business. She has been engaged in her business for 6 years and earns about 6,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2009, Emerita joined GDMPC. She is requesting a new loan of 14,000 PHP which will be used to repair an existing vehicle for better service. 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.