Olivia is from Tuburan Villaflor, Oroquieta City. She is 40 years old. Olivia is married and has three children. To make a living, Olivia raises pigs for sale. Olivia has been in her business for 12 years and earns 3,200 PHP a month for these activities. In 2008, Olivia joined GDMPC. Olivia now is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her business.
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.