Rosana is 34 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. Rosana owns and operates a farm where she plants and harvests vegetables and coconuts to sell. She earns 7,500 PHP each month.
Rosan is requesting a loan for 10,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional fertilizers, seeds, seedlings, and young crops. She joined GDMPC in 2012. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to save as a reserve for future emergencies.
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.