Josephine, 27, is married and has 2 children. She lives in Kapalaran, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Josephine owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting rice for sale to earn a living. She's been in this business for 8 years. Each month, she earns 9,000 PHP doing this. She requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings & young crops to raise. In 2010, Josephine joined GDMPC. In the future, Josephine wants to make improvements to her house and 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.