Cecille is from Aguada, Ozamiz City. She is 35 years old and married with one child. To make a living, Cecille owns and operates a general store. Cecille has been running her store for five years and earns 6,000 PHP a month.
In 2009, Cecille joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (a brand of malted milk), shampoo, soaps etc. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her 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.