Rose is a 45-year old resident of Poblacion, Plaridel. She provides for the needs of her three children from her piggery business.
For five years she has supplemented her family's income.
This year she became a member of GDMPC, and applied for a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy feed for her pigs. Rose wants to expand her business.
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.