Lilian is from Taguitic, Kapatagan. She is 38 years old. Lilian is married and has four children. To make a living, she manages a business buying and selling crabs. She has been in her business for five years and earns PHP 6,000 a month from this activity.
Lilian joined GDMPC in 2011. She is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000, which she will use to buy additional crabs to sell. She plans to use the additional profit generated from the 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.