Teresita is married and has three children. She is 47 years old and lives in Balili, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte.
Teresita owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting corn to sell to earn a living. She has been in this business for six years. Each month, she earns 8,000 PHP doing this type of business. Teresita requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure.
In 2010, Teresita joined GDMPC. She hopes to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.