In 2009, Maria joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services. She wanted to help improve her living situation and increase her ability to engage in business activities. Maria is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be the first loan taken out by Maria from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business and to supplement her support for her family's needs.
GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines.
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About GDMPCGata 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.
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