Evangeline is from Camanga, Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 65 years old, widowed, and has 4 children.
Evangeline owns and operates a dressmaking business, where she manufactures and sells clothing products. She has been in this business for 20 years and earns 15,000 a month from it. In 2009, Evangeline joined GDMPC.
Evangeline is requesting a loan of 30,000, which will be used to buy threads, needles, fabrics, etc. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's general 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.