Perlita is 56 years old and widowed with 1 child. She lives in Tambulig, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a retail business in the local community to earn a living. She has been with her business for over 9 years and earns 2,200 PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC in the year 2008 and now she has requested a loan of 4,600 PHP to purchase additional products to sell like canned goods, shampoo, soap, sugar and coffee. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the 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.