Maryjane is from Clarin, Misamis Occidental in the Philippines. She is 34 years old. Maryjane is married and has 4 children. She runs a general store for a living. Every month she earns 8,000 PHP and has been in this business for 8 years. She joined GDMPC in 2009. She asks for a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase new items such as candies, Milo, shampoo, soaps, etc. 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.