Carlota is 35 years old, married, and has one child. She lives in Sta Cruz, Tangub City. Carlota raises pigs and hogs, which she has been doing for 10 years. She earns an income of 3,000 PHP per month.
Carlota is requesting a loan for 6,000 PHP, which she will use to buy feeds. She became a member of GDMPC in 2010. She hopes to expand her business in the future.
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.