Rey Ann is 26 years old and single. She is from Calamba, Misamis Occidental. For the past three years, Rey Ann has owned and operated a nipa-weaving (palm weaving) business. She earns 4,000 PHP each month and joined GDMPC in 2012.
Rey Ann is requesting a 6,000 PHP loan to purchase the raw materials she needs to weave nipa. She plans to use the additional revenue generated with her loan 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.