Maribeth is 37 years old, married with 1 child. She lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a bakery in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over 5 years and earns 10,000 PHP every month. She has joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, she wants to make improvements to 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.