Magdalina is 50 years old, married, and has six children. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental.
Magdalina owns and operates a food vending business to earn a living. She has been in this business for over 8 years, and earns 8,000 PHP each month. She joined GDMPC in 2008, and is now requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional food to sell. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her home and 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.