Estrella is 55 years old and married with 1 child. She lives in Tukuran, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a retail shop in the local community to earn a living. She has been with her business for over 6 years and earns 7,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2010, and now she had requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional products to sell like canned goods, shampoo, soap, coffee and sugar. In the future, She wants to make improvements to her house and 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.