Myrna is 48 years old and married, with 11 children. She's from Sebasi, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. To make a living, Myrna grows corn. Myrna has been engaged in her business for 15 years and earns PHP 2,500 a month. Myrna joined GDMPC in 2008. She is requesting a loan of PHP 3,500 to buy seedlings and fertilizer, such as manure. Myrna will use the additional revenue generated from her 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.