Susan is 44 years old and married with two children. She's from Gala, Ozamis City. Susan has been operating a farming business for 15 years. She earns 20,000 PHP a month.
In 2004, Susan joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Susan is requesting a loan of 33,500 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizer such as manure. This will be the eighth loan taken out by Susan from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family and expand her farm.
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.