Rebecca is 65 years old and married with 4 children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She sells fish in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over 8 years and earns 10,000 PHP every month. Rebecca has been with GDMPC since 2009, and she has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to sell. Her wants and hopes in life are to have a better future and to improve her 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.