Analyn is married, 34 years of age, and lives in Carmen Annex, Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental together with her 3 kids. Analyn buys and sells hanging rice (puso), a rice that is wrapped with coconut leaves. She has been in this business for 7 years and she earns 7,000 PHP every month. She is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. She joined GDMPC in 2011. In the future, Analyn will use her income to support her kids in their studies until they finish college and in their daily needs.
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.