Anita is 48 years old. She is married with five children and she is from Molicay, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Anita owns farmland and operates a farm, harvesting and planting rice to sell in order to earn. She has been in this business for 15 years and earns 6,000 PHP a month.
In 2010, Anita joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities.
Anita is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer, such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated with this loan to buy farm equipment.
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.