Leonida is a married woman who has three children. She is 58 years old and residing at Calamba, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Leonida owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living and she's been in this business for 3 years. Each month, she earns 5,000 PHP doing this type of business.
She requested a loan of 51,400 to purchase additional products to sell. In 2011, Leonida joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, Leonida wants to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.