Elpedia is married and has three children. Elpedia is 52 years old. She lives in Dela Paz, Clarin. Elpedia owns and operates a plot of farmland, planting and harvesting rice for sale, and she's been in this business for 10 years. Each month, she earns 10,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer to increase production. Elpedia joined GDMPC in 2011. She hopes to be more successful in 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.