Jovita is helped her husband vending fish in the market to earn a living. She has been doing this business for more than five years, earning well for the family of five children. She borrowed a loan from GDMPC micro-credit to buy more variety of seafood to resell. In the future, she wants to have their own fishing outfit to expand her business.
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.