Victoria, aged 49, is married with 3 children. She lives in Ozamis City. To earn a living she has been buying and selling vegetables for 7 years and earns 3,000 PHP a month. She joined GDMPC in 2011. She has requested for a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase additional vegetables to sell. She plans to make improvements to her house and business one day.
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.