Anita is 36 years old and married with two children. She lives in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. She owns and manages a business raising pigs for sale to earn a living. She's been with her business for over five years and earns 4,000 PHP a month. She joined GDMPC in 2009 and now she is requesting a loan of 8,500 PHP to purchase additional feed for her pig. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.
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.