Delia is from Riverside, Bonifacio. She is 32 years old. Delia is married and has two children. To make a living, she manages a fishpond where she raises fish, crabs and shrimp for sale. She has been engaged in her business for 14 years and earns 15,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2011, Delia joined GDMPC. Delia is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP which will be used to buy young fish to raise and twine to expand the seafood-raising business. 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.