Leonora is married with two children. She is 42 years old and lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She operates a retail store as her main source of income. Lenora earns 5,300 PHP each month and she's been engaged in her business for 10 years. Leonora is requesting a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase additional products like soap, rice, canned goods, coffee and sugar. She hopes to extend her business and to help her family in daily living.
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.