Adelina is 47 years old and married with seven children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. For the past seven years, Adelina has been a farmer who plants, harvests, and sells coconuts. She earns 3,000 PHP each month and joined GDMPC in 2010.
Adelina is requesting a 5,000 PHP loan to purchase fertilizer such as manure. She hopes and dreams of improving her business and living situation.
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.