Marites is 52 years old and married with two children. She lives in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a business selling used clothing to local community members.
Marites has had this business for almost two years; she earns 15,000PHP monthly.
Maricel joined GDMPC in 2011. She is requesting a loan of 20,000PHP to purchase additional used clothing.
In the future, Marites wants to expand her business and to ensure her children finish their studies.
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.