Wilma is 34 years old and married with three children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a cucumber retail business to earn a living. She has been with her business for more than four years and earns 9,000 PHP every month. She has requested a loan of 10,500 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings, and young crops to raise. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her 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.