Gesita is married and lives in Campo 1, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. Her husband is a farmer and she helps him to manage their farm to make a living. She joined Gata Daku MPC and borrowed a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer. She is hopeful that they will have an abundant harvest to improve their living conditions.
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.