Loreta is 42 years old and married with 2 children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a coconut production business to earn a living. She has been in her business for over 7 years and earns 10,000 PHP every month.
She joined in GDMPC in the year 2011, and now she has requested a loan 15,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated 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.