Myrna is 40 years of age, married and blessed with three children. She lives in Balintawak, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. Myrna plants and harvests coconuts for sale. She has been in this business for 7 years. She earns Php 7,000 every month. Myrna is requesting a loan of Php 10,000 to purchase farm chemicals. In 2011, Myrna joined GDMPC. Myrna's future plan is to expand her business.
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.