Zenaida is a 45 year old widowed woman, who has four children. She is a resident of Campo 1, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur.
Zenaida plants, harvests, and sells coconuts in order to make a living. With 19 years in this business, each month she earns 29,980 PHP. Zenaida requested for a loan of 50,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She joined GDMPC in 2011 to seek guidance and assistance.
Positively, she hopes to progress in her business to supplement her family's needs.
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.