Delia is a married woman who has four children. She's 58 years old, and she lives in Poblacion, Bonifacio. Delia owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting coconuts for sale to earn a living. She has been in this business for three years. Each month, she earns 5,000 PHP doing this kind of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise. Delia joined GDMPC in 2011. Delia wants to make improvements to her house, and to improve the general living conditions of her family, in the future.
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.