Gumersida is from Kinuman Norte, Ozamis City. She is 54 years old. Gumersida is married and has 10 children.
Gumersida plants and harvests corn for sale. She has been in her business for six years and earns 4,000 PHP a month.
In 2010, Gumersida joined GDMPC. Now she is requesting a loan of 10,500 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizer. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's living conditions.
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.