Lorna is from Poblacion 1, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 34 years old. Lorna is married and has two children. To make a living, Lorna operates a family member's business providing motor transport services. Lorna has been engaged in this business for six years and earns 10,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) a month for these activities.
In 2010, Lorna joined GDMPC. Lorna is requesting a new loan of 20,000 PHP, which will be used to repair an existing vehicle for better service. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.