Florencia is 50 years old and married with three children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a motorcycle transport business to earn a living. She has been in her business for more than six years and earns 15,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2010, and now she has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and tires. Her hopes and dreams are to have a better future and improve 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.