Wilma is 44 years old, married, and has four children. She is from Canibungan Daku, Clarin. To make a living, Wilma grows coconuts to sell, which she has been doing for 10 years. She earns 4,000 PHP a month. Wilma is requesting a loan of 8,000 PHP, which she will use to obtain farm fertilizers. Wilma joined GDMPC in 2010. She plans to use the additional revenue generated 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.