Bella is 31 years old and married with three children. She lives in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a farmland by planting and harvesting bananas to sell to earn a living. She's been with her business for more than seven years and earns 5,000 PHP each month. Bella joined GDMPC in 2007. Bella is requesting a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings, and young crops to raise. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her business to improve and 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.