Editha is 45 years old, married, and has five children. She lives in Balide, Aurora, Zamboang del Sur. To make a living, Editha operates a general store, earning 8,000 a month.
Editha is requesting a loan from GDMPC for 30,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional working inventory. She joined GDMPC in 2007 to gain access to financial services. She plans to expand her business in order to assure the future of her children.
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.