Veronica is 51 years old and married with 2 children. She lives in Kapatagan, Lana Del Norte. She owns and manages a business of selling food products in the local community. She's been with her business over 7 years and earns about 15,000 PHP each month. Veronica joined GDPMC in 2008. She is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase additional products to sell, like pork, chicken and beef. 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.