Corazon is married with 5 children. She is 50 years old and lives in La Esperanza, Rizal. Corazon owns and operates a plot of farm land, planting bananas to earn a living. She has been in this business for 5 years and earns 3,000 PHP each month. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase farm chemicals. Corazon has been a member of Kiva's partner GDMPC for a year. Corazon's plan is to save her returns in order to buy a car.
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.