Johna is married and lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental with her family. She owns and operates a banana farm to make a living. Recently, she borrowed a loan from GDMPC to buy organic fertilizer in order to improve her farm. She planned to cultivate her entire vacant lot to use it for farm expansion.
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.