Delfa is 49 years old, married, and lives in Jimenez with three children. She earns a living through seafood-vending. She has been doing this business for four years and earns PHP 5,000 per month from this work.
Delfa has applied for a loan of PHP 10,000 at Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) to buy more seafood products to sell. She is a new member of GDMPC. Delfa hopes 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.