Felecitas is 50 years old, married and has 6 children. She lives in Tukuran, Zambanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting vegetables for sale in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over 10 years and earns 30,000 PHP every month.
Felecitas joined GDMPC in 2010. Now she has requested a loan of 40,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure. Her hopes and dreams is to have a better future and improves 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.