Sarah is from Migcanaway, Tangub City. She is 40 years old. Sarah is married and has three children. To make a living, Sarah is selling used products such as ready-to-wear clothing, cosmetics, perfumes, lotions and many other products. Sarah has been in her business for 10 years and earns 6,000 PHP a month. Sarah joined GDMPC in 2008 and is requesting a loan of 16,000 PHP which will be used to buy more stocks of lotion, perfumes etc to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.
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.