Carenette is a 27-year-old single woman living in Aguada, Ozamiz City. She has been a branch manager of an appliance store for seven years and earns 12,000 PHP a month for a living. She planned to start a printing press business, which is why she borrowed 20,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit to purchase a computer to use for her business. She always dreams of being successful 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.