Rhodora is 54 years old, married with three children. She lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates an agricultural business to earn a living. She has been in her business for over nine years and earns 6,000 PHP every month. She has joined GDMPC to gain access to finance for her business. Now she has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase fetilizer such as manure. Her hope and dream is to have a better future and improve her living situation.
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.