Fe is married, 46 years-old and lives in Puntod, Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental. She has six children. Fe buys and sells fish to earn a living. She has been doing this for five years and earns 8,000 a month which only supports their basic needs.
She joined Kiva partner GDMPC in 2008 in order to gain access to financial services. She is requesting a loan of 13,000.00 PHP in order to repair the existing boat and to purchase a new fishing net. In the future, Fe wants to buy another fishing boat.
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.