MaryAnn is 33 years old, married, and has five children. She lives Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental. She owns and manages farmland, planting and harvesting watermelons for sale. She's been with her business over three years and earns 4,000PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC in 2012. She is requesting a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase additional products to sell like shampoo, soap and canned goods. 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.