Chosie is 37 years old, single, and has two children. She lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a tailoring shop in the local community, which she has been doing for over three years.
Chosie is requesting a loan from GDMPC, which she will use to purchase clothe, needles, and thread. She joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. 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.