Elsa is married with two children. She is 43 years old and resides at Romarate, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur: Philippines.
Elsa has owned and operated a coconut production business for 20 years to earn a living. Each month, she earns 10,000 PHP doing this type of work.
She requested a loan of 50,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to grow. In 2007, Elsa joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, Elsa wants to make improvements to her house and 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.