Titchie is married with an only child and sells groceries in the community of Lower Langub, Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She has been doing this for years to earn for a living. Last year she became a member of GDMPC and is now requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase additional canned goods and bottled products for resale. She plans to expand her store and hopes to have more income for the better future of the family.
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.