Maryjane is 41 years old and married. She lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a retail business in the local community, to earn a living. She has been in her business for over five years and earns 25,000 PHP every month.
She has been a member of GDMPC since the year 2011. Now, she has requested a loan of 35,000 PHP. She will use it to purchase additional products to sell, like canned goods, noodles, shampoo, soap, coffee, sugar, Milo, milk, eggs and rice. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business, to improve and expand 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.