Ella Cecilia is a 27-year-old married woman who lives in Rizal, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. To help her husband, she manages her own retail store, selling dry goods in the market. She's been doing this for a year and is earning an amount of about 3,000 PHP a month.
She has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit to use as capital to purchase additional inventory for her store. She hopes and plans to expand her business to create better living conditions for her family 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.