Remedios is 55 years old, married, and has 5 children. She lives is Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a vulcanizing shop in the local community to earn a living. She has been running her business for over 6 years and earns 20,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2011, and now she has requested a loan of 26,000 PHP to purchase vulcanizing materials. 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.