Genevieve is from Campo 1, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. She's married and has two children. To earn a living, she raises pigs for sale. Every month, she earns about PHP 19,974.
In 2011, she joined GDMPC. She has applied for a loan of PHP 40,000 from the cooperative. She will use the loan to purchase livestock feed and other supplies for raising pigs. She plans to buy more piglets to raise and eventually sell, to make good cash income.
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.