Anna Marie is 27 years old, married, and has two children. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a retail store in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over three years and earns 40,000 PHP every month.
She has been a member of GDMPC since the year 2010, and now she has requested a loan of 50,000 PHP. She will use it to purchase additional cellphone load to sell, such as Smart and Globe Prepaid, and other products. 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.