Exaltacion is 60 years old, married with four children. She lives in Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a retail business to earn a living. She has been in her business for over nine years and earns 6,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in the year 2009, and now she has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase products to sell. In the future, she wants to make improvements on 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.