Lorna is 42 years old and married with 5 children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a pedicab transportation business in the local community to earn a living. She has been with her business for over 6 years and earns 2,500P HP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2009, and now she has requested a loan of 3,000 PHP to purchase tires for her pedicab. In the future, Lorna wants to make improvements to her house and 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.