Primitiva is 66 years old, widowed, and has four adult children. She is from Poblacion 1 Clarin Misamis Occidental, Philippines. To make a living, Primitiva owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. She earns 5,000 PHP a month and has been in this business for five years.
Primitiva has been a member of GDMPC for almost six years. She has successfully repaid a previous loan from GDMPC. Primitiva is requesting a new loan for 20,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional products to sell. In the future, Primitiva's plans to renovate their house.
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.