Anita is a married woman who has four children. She is 52 years old, and lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Anita owns and operates a transport service business to earn a living. She's been in this business for 13 years, and earns PHP 6,000 a month from it. She requested a loan of PHP 11,000 to repair a transport vehicle used in the business.
Anita joined GDMPC in 2009. In the future, Anita wants to make improvements to her house, and 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.