Edith is from the village of Pines. She is 45 years old. Edith is married and has three children. To earn a living, she owns and operates a business venture in the food sector, making and selling food. Edith has been in her business for seven years and earns 6,000 PHP a month for these activities.
Edith joined GDMPC in 2009. She is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand 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.