Marilyn is 34 years old and married with four children. She lives in Kapatagan, Lanao Del Norte. Marilyn owns and operates a business raising pigs to sell. She's been with her business over 3 years and earns about 2,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2011 and now she is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase medication for her livestock. She wants to have a better future for her children.
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.