Susan is 42 years old and married with two children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis, Occidental. She owns and operates a business raising pigs for sale to earn a living. She has been in her business for over five years and earns 9,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2010. She has requested a loan of 16,000 PHP to purchase pig feed. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her house 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.