Glena is 36 years old, married with four children. She lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates an agriculture business, which is making mats for sale to earn a living. She has been in her business for more than five years and earns 4,000 PHP every month. She has been with GDMPC since the 2009, and now she has requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase raw materials for her business. She hopes and dreams to have a better future and improve her family's living situation.
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.