Rhyme Rose is 22 years old and single. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a business selling cell phone load. She's been in her business for over two years to earn a living and earns 1,700 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC last year. And now she has requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase additional cell phone load. 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.