Pefecta is 66 years old, married, and has 4 children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. Perfecta has a business raising pigs for sale in the local community. She has had her business for over 10 years and earns 8,500 Philippine Pesos (PHP) every month.
She joined GDMPC in 2007, and now she has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand it.
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.