Myrna is from Sepac Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental. She is 42 years old and married. To make a living, Myrna owns and operates a business venture in the retail sector selling home use products.
Myrna has been engaged in her business for three years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month from these activities.
In 2008, Myrna joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Myrna is requesting a new loan of 5,748 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell.
She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.
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.