Glaiza is 24 years old. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental with her partner and one child. She owns and operates a fish vending business in the local community to earn a living. She has run her business for over 4 years and earns 5,000 PHP every month.
Glaiza has been a member of GDMPC since the year 2011. Now she has requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase fishing materials such as nets and hooks. 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.