Nancy is married and a mother of two dependents. She is 42 years old and lives in Locsoon, Tudela.
Nancy is a farmer. She plants and sells vegetables to earn a living. She delivers vegetables, like leafy vegetables, to the local market. She has been doing this business for three years. She earns PHP 2,100 each month in this work.
She has requested a loan of PHP 6,500 from GDMPC to purchase vegetable seeds and fertilizers. Nancy became a member of GDMPC in 2011. In the future, Nancy hopes to purchase a hectare of land for vegetable production, and to gain more 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.