Margielou is married and have five children residing in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. She is engaged in a buy-and-sell business, selling cosmetics and RTW products (ready-to-wear clothing) to make a living.
She joined GDMPC in 2012 to gain access to micro finance services of the cooperative. She borrowed a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase additional cosmetics and repair the motorcycle used in her business.
She hopes to gain more profit in return of her investments for the better living of the entire family.
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.