Riza is 41-years-old, with eight children. She lives in Canibungan Daku, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. To support the income of her husband from farming, she manages a transport services earning PHP 7,000 a month. In 2010, she became a member of GDMPC and is currently requesting a loan of PHP 13,500 PHP to repair their transport motorcycle for better services. She always dreams to increase their income for better living conditions in the near future.
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.