Veronica is 48 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in Militar, Tukuran, where she sells home use products, which she has been doing for two years. She earns 5,000 PHP a month.
Veronica is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional products such as canned goods, noodles, sugar, and coffee. She joined GDMPC in 2012 as a way to improve her family's 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.