Rebecca, 34, and is married, with three children. She manages her own piggery as an aid to her husband's income from employment. She has been making a living in this business for more than eight years.
She joined GDMPC and got a loan to purchase feed, and piglets to raise. In this way, she can expand her business and earn greater returns for the family.
In the future, she wants to improve her business by expanding her pig shelter.
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.