Lanie is 24 years old and married with one child. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a fish-vending business to earn a living. She has been in her business for more than three years and earns 4,000 PHP every month.
Lanie joined GDMPC in the year 2009. Now she has requested a loan of 9,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to sell. She wants her business to improve someday.
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.