Raymunda is married with seven children and manages a sari sari store in the village of Dipolog City. She has been in this business for 10 years to supplement her husband's income. She joined GDMPC recently and requested a loan to buy additional grocery goods to sell. She wants to improve her business and be able to provide for her family's needs. In the future, she wants to have a grocery store in the village with a complete grocery selection to sell.
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.