Elsie is a married woman with six children. Elsie is 39 years old, residing at Campo 1, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines.
Elsie owns and operates a coconut production venture to earn a living and she has been 21 years in this business. Each month, she earns 45,000 PHP doing this type of business.
She requested a loan of 50,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. Elsie has been a member of GDMPC for one year. In the future, Elsie wants to make improvements to her business.
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.