Lucresia is 51 years old, married, and has 3 children. She lives in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, and earns a living by operating a transport service business where she generates a monthly income of about PHP 10,000. She has been in this work for 5 years and joined GDMPC in 2009. She is applying for a loan of PHP 50,000 to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. She dreams of business expansion 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.