Divina is 45 years old, is married and has five children. She lives in San Juan, Pana-on. Divina earns a living through selling vegetables. She has been operating this business for two years and earns 3,000 PHP a month from this work.
Divina has applied for a loan of 10,000 PHP from GDMPC to buy additional varieties of vegetables to sell. She has been a member of GDMPC since 2011. Divina hopes 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.