Raquel is from Poblacion 4, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 31 years old. Raquel is married and has four children.
To make a living, she manages a fishing business. She has been engaged in her business for seventeen years and earns PHP 8,761 a month from these activities.
In 2007, Raquel joined GDMPC. Raquel is requesting a loan of PHP 27,100, which will be used to buy new fish nets to expand the business.
She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.