Josephine is a 45 years old, married with six children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates farmland, planting and harvesting bananas for sale to earn a living. She has been in this business over 10 years. Each month, she earns 1,500 PHP doing this type of business. She joined GDMPC since year 2010. She requested a loan of 5,500 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure . In the future, she wants to have a better future.
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.