Anecita is 50 years old and widowed with three children. She lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. For the past eight years, she has owned and operated a farm where she plants and harvests vegetables to sell and earn a living. Anecita earns 5,000 PHP each month and she joined GDMPC in 2010.
Anecita is requesting a 7,000 PHP loan to purchase fertilizer such as manure. In the future, she hopes and dreams of improving her living situation and her business.
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.