Zenaida is 57 years old and married with four children. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She sells flowers in the local community to earn a living. She has been in this business for over eight years and earns 8,000 PHP every month.
Zenaida joined in GDMPC in 2010, and now she has requested a loan of 12,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure. In the future, she wants to make improvements of her house and 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.