Maureen is from Maquilao, Tangub City. She is 29 years old, married and has one child.
To make a living, Maureen owns and operates a general store. She has been in her business for seven years and earns 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2009, Maureen joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of 14,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (malted milk), shampoo, soaps, etc.
She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.