Nancy is married with three children and resides in Camanga, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. Her husband earns income operating a tricycle transportation service while she runs a retail store selling fruit in town to make a living. She borrowed 15,000 PHP to buy more fruit for sale. She plans to use her generated revenue as additional capital for her business expansion. She hopes to improve the living condition of 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.