Editha, who has six children, lives in Kinuman Norte, Ozamis City. She is 49 years old and married. Editha has owned and operated a corn and coconut production business for 8 years and earns 8,000 PHP from this business. She requested a loan of 13,500 PHP to buy fertilizer. In 2010, Editha joined GDMPC. In the future, Editha wants to make improvements to her house and 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.