Norma is from Alindahaw, Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 63 years old. Norma is married and has three children. To make a living, Norma raises livestock for sale. Norma been in her business for 12 years and earns 8,000 PHP a month from these activities. In 2008, Norma joined GDMPC, a Kiva partner. Norma is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve 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.