Mareche is from Tagulalo, Aurora. She is 28 years old, married and has two children. To make a living, Mareche owns and operates a rope manufacturing business. Mareche has been engaged in her business for two years and earns 4,000 a month from the business. In 2012, Mareche joined GDMPC. Mareche is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase raw materials to manufacture new rope products. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's general 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.