Gregoria, 53, resident of Dinas, Sinacaban. Gregoria supports her 4 children with the small amount of 4,000 PHP. She makes this amount monthly from her gardening business of 5 years. This year she joined GDMPC and she has applied for a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise. Gregoria wants to expand her business one day.
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.