Joelita is a married woman with two children. She is 35 years old and resides in Osamiz City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Joelita owns and operates a business raising crops, planting & harvesting rice to sell to earn a living, and she's been in this business for five years. She earns PHP 3,000 each month doing this type of business.
She requested a loan of PHP 5,000 to purchase fertilizer, such as manure. Joelita is been a member of GDMPC for almost a year. In the future, Joelita wants to make improvements to her house and to finish the education of her children.
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.