Paulita is from Kinangay Norte, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 38 years old. Paulita is married and has 4 children. Paulita plants, harvests, and sells corn for their living. She has been engaged in her business for 5 years and earns 10,000 PHP a month. In 2007, Paulita joined GDMPC. Paulita is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated 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.