Lolita is 68 years old, married, and has five children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur.
She operates and manages a construction and renovating business and also does farming. She's been in her business for 40 years and earns every month 7,000 PHP.
Lolita joined GDMPC in 2012. Now she is requesting a loan of 9,500 PHP to purchase additional cement and construction supplies.
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.