Genoveva, 63 years old, has 6 children. She lives in Carmen Annex, Ozamis City, Philippines. For the past 5 years, Genoveva has owned and operated a business, selling a variety of dresses and ready-to-wear products. She earns PHP 8,000 monthly from her business. Genoveva has requested a loan of PHP 11,500 to buy new sets of ready-to-wear clothing to sell. Genoveva joined GDMPC in 2007. Positively, she simply hopes for business improvements.
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.