Rebecca is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. At age 38, she is married and has three children. To make a living, Rebecca owns and operates a business selling a variety of fruit products. Rebecca has been engaged in her business for six years and earns 20,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) a month.
In 2008, Rebecca joined GDMPC. Rebecca is requesting a loan of 40,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional fruits to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.