Elizabeth is married with three children. She is 58 years old and lives in the Philippines. Elizabeth is a farmer, and she cultivates bananas to earn a living. She has been doing this for three years, and every month she earn 6,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) from this work.
She has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure. Elizabeth became a member of GDMPC in 2011. In the future, Elizabeth hopes 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.