Aracelle is from Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 37 years old. Aracelle is married and has two children. To make a living, Aracelle runs a retail store. Aracelle engaged in her business for 4 years and earns 5,000 PHP a month for these activities. Aracelle is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products like snack foods, sugar and coffee. In 2010, Aracelle joined GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to save as a reserve for future emergencies.
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.