Primetiva is from Poblacion 4, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 54 years old. Primetiva is married and has four children. To make a living, Primetiva sells snack food items, which she has been doing for four years. She earns 5,000 PHP a month for these activities. In 2007, Primetiva joined GDMPC. Primetiva is requesting a loan of 9,500 PHP, which she will use to procure more snack foods like chips and colas. 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.