Delia is 50 years old and single. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates farmland, planting and harvesting rice for sale in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over 10 years and earns 4,000 PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC in the year 2010, and now she has requested a loan of 6,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer, such as manure. Her hope and dream is to improve her living situation and save for the future.
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.