She is from Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. She is 35 years old, married and has two children. In order to have her own source of income, last year she opened a small store in their village. She is asking for her first loan from GDMPC micro credit to buy additional grocery goods to sell. Her dream is to improve the general living of the entire 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.