Flora is 57 years old, widowed, with three children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental.
Flora owns and operates a business selling seafood products, including fish and shrimp, in the local community. She's been engaged with her business for over 18 years and she earns PHP 7,000 per month. She joined Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDPMC) in 2009.
Flora requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase additional fish and shrimp products to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.