Ria is married and has three children. She is 33 years old and resides in Mialen, Clarin.
Ria raises pigs for sale to support her family's daily needs. Through this, she gains a monthly income of PHP 6,000. She has been in this business for five years. She requested a loan of PHP 12,000 to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.
Recently, Ria joined GDMPC. She wants to make improvements to her house and 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.