Consolacion is from Poblacion, Calamba, Misamis Occidental. There, she runs her retail store, selling motor spare parts and accessories. She has been doing this for many years to make a living. She is 54 years old, married, and the mother of two children.
In 2010, she joined GDMPC, and recently she borrowed a loan. She used it to purchase additional motorcycle parts, accessories, and oil. She plans to improve her business, by starting to provide motorcycle repair services at her store.
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.