Emelita operates her own general store to make a living. She earns well from her business and she is able to provide her family. She is taking a loan from GDMPC micro credit to buy additional grocery goods to sell. She is determined to expand and improve her business in order to have a better source of income for the 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.